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Carter Holt Harvey Mill Great News For Northland

"The news that Carter Holt Harvey will be locating a laminated veneer timber mill near Whangarei is great news for Northland, and Whangarei in particular, said Dr Muriel Newman Whangarei MP for ACT New Zealand.

"This project will give a great boost to the economy. Importantly for Northland this project is a major job creator with 220 construction jobs now and 110 full-time jobs when it is in full production."

"It's great to see our region attracting such a major project.

"It is especially pleasing to know that we will be adding value to wood products, rather than exporting the raw material. Added-value exporting holds great future opportunities for New Zealand," said Muriel Newman.

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