Rural fire update

Cameron, Geoff
August 2005
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p18
Comments on rural fire issues that affect farm foresters in New Zealand as of August 2005. Review of the legislation controlling fire services in New Zealand; Involvement of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association in regional rural fire committees; Issues that relate to fire insurance.


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