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Media Advisory - Forestry Industry Report

The New Zealand Forest Industry: 15 Years of Reform
Monday, 6 September 1999
2.30 pm
Small Gallery (upstairs)
Turnbull House
Bowen Street
Wellington
Refreshments will be provided

All media are invited to the release of a report assessing the New Zealand Forest Industry's performance after fifteen years of economic reform and deregulation.

The report has been commissioned by the Forest Industries Council, and prepared by Forest Research.

The report's findings on the merits of trade liberalisation are particularly timely given that within days, New Zealand will host the APEC Ministerial Meeting and Leaders' Summit in Auckland.

The report will be presented by:

 Bryce Heard, Chief Executive, Forest Research

 James Griffiths, Chief Executive, Forest Industries' Council

 Hon Lockwood Smith, Minister for International Trade

All Media Welcome

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