Wood-first initiative sought for NZ construction

The adoption of a ‘wood-first’ policy is starting to gain traction in New Zealand, and around the world, encouraging more businesses and government agencies to use natural, timber-based construction. It’s part of an effort to tackle climate change by using a naturally renewable and abundant resource that reduces carbon emissions, as well as the time and cost of construction. Kathryn speaks with the campaign manager for Make It Wood, David Rowlinson, and the chief executive of the Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association, Jon Tanner.
Source: Radio NZ