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    Government to provide support for planting of forests on Māori land

    The Government will provide up to $1.69 million to Māori landowners to make their whenua more productive through the planting of forests.

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    Ngāti Rēhia and Crown create kauri sanctuary

    The government and Northland iwi Ngāti Rēhia have today announced up to $6.25 million in One Billion Trees funding for a new kauri sanctuary.

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    Growing diversity in the forestry sector

    Māori and women interested in pursuing careers in forestry science are encouraged to apply for the 2021 Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships which are now open.

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    $213mil to get Kiwi exporters back to work

    Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says this will not only help established exporters but will help newcomers to export as well. The Government is confident that this will help bring back lost jobs.

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    Hawke's Bay forestry contractors can finally return to work

    Forestry contractors around the country are rejoicing the decision to let them get back to work after COVID-19 restrictions resulted in tools down.

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    Tairāwhiti forestry will need another 150 workers for planting season

    The forestry industry in great hands since the Prime Ministers announcement for kaimahi to return to work at Alert Level 3.

  7. Video for East Coast iwi 'shovel ready' to save their dying forest
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    East Coast iwi 'shovel ready' to save their dying forest

    On the East Coast where iwi guardians of Te Raukūmara Range are working to save their forest which lies between the Bay of Plenty and East Cape. Te Whānanu-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou have submitted a budget bid to the Minister of Conservation to support their restoration project.

  8. Video for Tairāwhiti forestry workers run 55kms as they face challenging times
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    Tairāwhiti forestry workers run 55kms as they face challenging times

    Forestry workers feeling the pinch of COVID-19 are backing each other right to the end, running from Tūranganui a Kiwa to Tolaga Bay to promote hauora, wellbeing and mental health.

  9. Video for Logging manager fears the worst as workmates face massive cutbacks
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    Logging manager fears the worst as workmates face massive cutbacks

    Tairāwhiti gets first dibs of the tranche of $100 million announced by the Government to support the redeployment of laid-off workers. Especially for a Tolaga Bay logging business who are facing massive cutbacks next week.  A tranche of $28 million from the relief package will go to Tairāwhiti as almost 300 forestry workers have been out of mahi.

  10. Video for Te Whānau ā Apanui supporting forestry workers fearful of job losses
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    Te Whānau ā Apanui supporting forestry workers fearful of job losses

    Te Rūnanga o Te Whānau have stepped in to help up to ten families on the East Coast with future employment concerns in the forestry industry since the Covid-19 outbreak. Local workers fear they could be left jobless and have looked to iwi for support.

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