Four policies could have saved 750 forestry jobs and it's not too late

Marty Verry, chief executive of Red Stag Timber and a leading voice in the forestry industry, says its not too late for the Government to keep its promises.

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With the Chinese market for logs grinding to a halt, Finance Minister Grant Robertson is urging government departments to come up with policy ideas to diversify markets and prevent 1,500 forestry workers losing their jobs. 

He wouldn't need to had Labour implemented its 2017 election promise to support the forestry industry with government procurement. 


Source: Stuff (New Zealand)


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