Proposal to allow GM trees

The National Govt is planning to over-ride current district council rules forbidding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or Genetic Engineering (GE) being brought into Northland. It intends via the Ministry for Primary Industries to change forestry regulations to allow GE trees anywhere in NZ and over-ride NZ councils precautionary and prohibitive GE policies in local plans. […]

Wood Matters

PF Olsen Limited Peter Clark Land is one of the cornerstones of wealth generation in both New Zealand and Australia. The flexibility to change land use in response to market signals has been historically important in both countries. From time to time politicians have sought to tilt the playing field in favour of a particular […]