1 Aug 2023

Forestry takes a hit

From Morning Report, 8:20 am on 1 August 2023

On the East Coast, forestry has been thumped by a drop in demand, a hit to its reputation and uncertainty about the future.

After Cyclone Gabrielle, contractors are turning to other ways to make ends meet, like clearing debris and roads - leaving skilled workers underpaid and undervalued.

Our reporter Kate Green has more.