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BUDGET: No boost for tree-planting

Friday 26 May 17 12:00pm

THE GOVERNMENT'S Budget will not get landowners planting trees on the scale needed to meet New Zealand’s Paris Agreement commitments, forest owners say.

Peter Clark
Describing it as a budget for the immediate concerns of urban dwellers, Forest Owners’ Association president Peter Clark says he’d have liked to see something to encourage investment in forestry.

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