Maori forest owners should look to China – Maori Trustee
The Maori Trustee, who has returned from a trip to China with the Prime Minister, says the country holds big opportunities for Maori forest owners. The office of the Maori Trustee administers and leases Maori land. Jamie Tuuta was part of a delegation of government ministers and business ...Continue Reading...
Wild Ginseng and Maori Traditional Ecological Knowledge feature at Forestry Finance Conference
Wild natural ginseng growing under pine tree canopy that can increase the revenue streams being earned from forestry land, is an initiative the Maraeroa C Incorporation want to share at the upcoming Forestry Finance event. Our Ginseng project and the findings from our China Market research and ...Continue Reading...
Conference set to increase Maori potential in Forestry
The Futures Forestry Finance Conference has been touted as the most important event of the year for Maori in forestry. “The opportunity for Maori trustees to learn from international forestry market experts and to get alongside senior managers from other forest producers and financiers only ...Continue Reading...
Durban COP-17 outcomes may benefit Maori forestry industry
(Waatea News) An iwi negotiator observing the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Durban says Maori landowners should soon be free to change land use without paying a heavy penalty. Chris Insley from the Climate Change Iwi Leadership Group says Maori landowners are among the largest ...Continue Reading...
National Federation of Maori Authorities HUI A ROHE Friday 16th September, 2011.
An Opportunity to meet with the National FoMA Executive Committee is nearly upon our doorstep. Every Maori Land Trust and Incorporation developing a strategic business plan for the future and empowering the up and coming leaders of tomorrow can benefit from attendance and interacting with the ...Continue Reading...
Iwi take on neighbors in action to revisit CNI mediation
Two iwi have joined a tribe taking action to resolve how a huge forest in the central North Island should be shared. Ngati Manawa has made a High Court application after the eight iwi covered by what will be the largest Treaty of Waitangi settlement failed to allocate 176 hectares of the ...Continue Reading...
MAF Hui for Maori Pre-1990 forest landowners
MAF are holding several regional hui to further inform those landowners. Please feel free to forward this email and attached invite to any Maori landowners you think may have Pre-1990 forest. MAF is holding a series of information evenings on Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme and in ...Continue Reading...
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