Recovery of West Coast windfall timber

20 June 2014

Special legislation is to be passed by Parliament to enable the recovery of high value native timber blown over in Cyclone Ita on West Coast public conservation land.

To find out how to apply for timber under this process see native timber opportunity.

Media release

Government to allow recovery of West Coast windfall timber - Media release from the Minister of Conservation

Questions and answers

Q&A about the decision to allow recovery of windfall timber

Background information

Maps of affected wind-blown forest (PDF, 2,789K)

West Coast Wind-blown Timber (Conservation Lands) Bill (PDF, 298K) 

Regulatory Impact Statement

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