There will be other industries, like manufacturing and now forestry, that will be hoping that Labour declares a crisis in their industry. Because every time they do so things improve dramatically.
David Cunliffe and the former weatherman Tamati Coffey have been talking down forestry for a couple of months, saying it is in crisis and they are the ones who can fix it.
Seems like the industry is fixing itself without the need for interference from photo op seeking politicians.
Employment is on the rise in the region as one of Rotorua’s biggest industries enjoys what could be its best period in 20 years.
Rotorua’s booming forestry industry is experiencing its strongest growth since 1994, which is helping fuel a jump in regional employment, a local forestry leader says.
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