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Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Minister for Climate Change James Shaw have today opened consultation on improvements to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS); New Zealand’s main tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The Government’s goal of planting more trees to create sustainable jobs and address climate change is receiving a $240 million boost, Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today announced.

Today’s launch of the Guide to the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will give regions greater clarity on the Government’s priorities for the PGF and how to tailor their applications, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says.

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is backing the West Coast with initial investment in projects that could lift the region’s productivity potential and future-proof its economy.

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $60,000 into the development of Otago’s Economic Development Strategy and $820,000 in the Dunedin Waterfront Project, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.

New legislation that brings forestry rights into the overseas investment regime will help promote high-quality foreign investment that puts more emphasis on genuine benefits for New Zealanders, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide almost $1 million to see 1,350,000 trees planted on private land this winter in the Manawatū-Whanganui region, Forestry and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide a $10 million loan to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd for the construction of a high-speed gondola on the Whakapapa ski field, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.

A new forestry scholarship has been launched at National Fieldays today by Forestry Ministers Shane Jones and Meka Whaitiri.

Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have released a consultation paper proposing 12 improvements to forestry regulations in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZETS).

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will today mark the return of trains on the Napier to Wairoa line for the first time in six years.

Hundertwasser Arts Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery in Whangarei is set to benefit from a $10 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Regional Economic Developme

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide a $6.6 million boost to a well-established Trust to get New Zealanders planting native trees nationwide, Forestry Minister Shane Jones has announced.

Te Uru Rākau (Forestry New Zealand) will work with Ngāti Rēhia towards an agreement that will see the Crown establish a commercial forest on iwi land, Forestry Minister Shane Jones announced today.

Schemes to help young ex-offenders get driver’s licences and help inmates develop Mānuka and Kānuka products will be supported by the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced in Kerikeri today.

The potential for upgrading and expanding rail north of Auckland will be investigated, as part of a package of improvements to help Northland’s growth, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones have announced.

Te Uru Rākau and Ngāti Hine Forestry Trust have signed a joint venture to plant and manage about 3,600 hectares of pine trees in the far North, Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today announced.

The Coalition Government has finalised the first year’s allocation of $1 billion for the Provincial Growth Fund, says Regional Economic Development and Forestry Minister Shane Jones.

Te Uru Rākau will partner with Mānuka Farming New Zealand to plant 1.8 million Mānuka trees across New Zealand this year, Forestry Minister Shane Jones has announced.

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today announced the formation of a new Ministerial advisory group to provide independent advice about the forestry sector and how Government and industry can work together to deliver outcomes for New Zealand.

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today celebrated the launch of Te Uru Rākau, the first step in re-establishing a forestry service in New Zealand.

New plantation forestry regulations will better protect the environment while improving productivity within the forestry sector, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today launched Matariki Tu Rākau, a remembrance tree planting programme in recognition of the men and women who have served in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF).

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today planted the first tree in the One Billion Trees planting programme at a primary school in Tairāwhiti.