What was the Minister thinking?

The following opinion piece by Metals CEO Nick Collins appeared in NBR-15 June

Making Sense of Wood First  

Minister Nash – what were you thinking?

On Friday 10 June, Forestry Minister Stuart Nash announced a timber first strategy for government buildings – stating that “there is nothing you can do with steel and concrete that you can’t do with timber”.

Is the Minister proposing that the new pedestrian / cycling bridge over Auckland harbour will be built from timber?

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