Economic impacts of shifting land use to forestry

Reference Number

18-D-01858

Date published

Friday, March 8, 2019

Response Date

Friday, October 12, 2018

Departmental / Ministerial

Departmental

Topics

Climate

Details of the Request

Could I also please have a copy of any documents or emails provided to any Minister, Ministers’ office or other government department by MfE that contain information or advice in relation to where in New Zealand forest may be planted under government forest planting policies or as a result of government climate change policies, if such documents and emails exist.

Could I also please have a copy of any documents or emails provided to any Minister or Ministers’ office or other government department that contain information or advice in relation to the feasibility of planting large amounts of New Zealand in forest either as part of a government forest planting programme or to support the achievement of government greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, if such documents and emails exist.

Could I also please have a copy of any analysis, research, excel workbooks, either received or produced by MfE, that contains information on the economic impacts (including job creation or destruction) of shifting land use into forest.

Could I also please have a copy of any documents or emails provided to any Minister, Minister’s office or other government department that contains information on the economic impacts (including job creation or destruction) of shifting land use into forestry.

Could I have please a copy of information provided to any Minister, Minister’s office or other government department that considers policy options for driving large levels of land use conversion into forestry, including as a part of a Billion Trees Programme or as part of a policy to reduce New Zealand’s net greenhouse gas emissions.