Commonwealth NGOs
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bullet2 Tane's Tree Trust

New Zealand



Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  central


Tane's Tree Trust vision is to see the majority of New Zealand landowners successfully planting and sustainably managing indigenous trees for multiple uses by 2020.

Our Objectives:

In order to realise the vision; the foundational objectives of the Trust are to promote indigenous forestry as an attractive land use.

The objectives of Tane's Tree Trust include:

- building a network of knowledge sharing amongst stakeholders;

- retrieval of past incomplete research projects pertaining to establishment, growth and productive use of indigenous tree species;

- the establishment of new research projects;

- maximising the economic incentives for establishing indigenous trees by reducing establishment costs;

- resolving taxation, legal and political obstacles currently serving as disincentives to the planting of indigenous trees;

- raising funds to undertake the above.