Wilding pines to cost NZ economy billions of dollars if unattended – Mathew Littlewood, Timaru Herald

Wilding pines infesting an area near Mt Cook Road, near Twizel.

              Wilding pines infesting an area near Mt Cook Road, near Twizel.

New Zealand’s economy could take a multi-billion dollar hit if the spread of wilding pines and conifers is not addressed, a new report warns.

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