Federated Farmers says the pledge is a "step in the right direction".
An East Coast whānau that lost three family members working in logging operations says they have not got justice nor have there been decent investigations into the deaths.
A new report has accused a forestry bill going through Parliament of increasing costs for the forestry business and reducing the value of the New Zealand economy.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor said land conversions might have to be reviewed if they reach 40,000 hectares a year.
There has been scathing criticism of the Government's latest forestry reforms at a Parliamentary select committee.
The Forestry Minister is exploring law changes to help the industry, post-lockdown.