Alex Braae explains what it all means.
"This is having a big impact on our region."
More than 1000 workers are out of a job.
New Zealand log exporters are bracing themselves for supply chain problems.
"We want to see an inquiry into this whole messy, murky affair."
Borrowers within the corporate and agricultural sectors may find it tougher to get loans.
"I'm Matua Shane Jones - if you're going to shout over me you're never going to win."
It aims to protect New Zealand from pests and diseases.
It follows concerns by farmers that too much arable land is being converted to forest.
"The politicians aren't listening to us."
"Absolutely outstanding, record-breaking results."
"We are asking everyone to look out for this stinky pest."
They're not just a meme - they're a pest.
It destroyed 2300ha of commercial plantation forest, property and pastures.
It's good news for those working in finance and insurance.
Organisers say it's a chance to highlight the role the region plays in our agri-food sector.
It will be a hub for wood processing, wood products, and training and research.
The UK centre will bring together world-leading expertise in robotics, artificial intelligence and agriculture.
The Forestry Minister suggested 50 Shades of Green had links to the National Party.
Well implemented, the billion trees scheme could be a massive boon for farming, writes Dave Wilson.