Carbon Farming Indigenous Plants

The future of East Coast carbon farming has received a boost with a three-year research project beginning this year to identify the opportunities and barriers for reforesting Maori land. Ruatoria charitable company Hikurangi Enterprises, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Victoria University of Wellington will work together on the project, which received a…

Hikurangi Hemp in the news

  24/2/18 – NZ Herald: How $160m medical cannabis deal could transform a small East Coast town 24/2/18 – Australia BusinessChief: Hikurangi Cannabis signs 160mn multi-tonne deal to supply USAs Rhizo Sciences 24/2/18 – The Gisborne Herald: Cannabis ‘life-line’ for East Coast and Ruatoria 23/2/18 – News Hub: Marijuana-saviour-of-the-east-coast-economy 23/2/18 – Stuff Business: $160m Kiwi cannabis export deal to US…

Carbon Farming Natives Workshop

Fri 25 Nov – 10.30am-12pm, Hati Nati Cafe, Ruatoria Fri 25 Nov – 3.30-5pm, Fire Station, Tolaga Bay Sat 26 Nov – 12.30-2pm, Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, Gisborne An opportunity to hear from carbon farming advisor Vern Harris, on the opportunities, risks and benefits of land blocks carbon farming natives on the East Coast. There…