A spokeswoman for Minister of Forestry Shane Jones says the government is not looking at buying land “at this stage.”
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But National MPs are concerned about the “truncated” select committee process.
"Politicians need to walk the talk, and make objective constructive criticism, rather than be negative plonkers."
Bill English had previously said his party “did not see a case” for establishing the commission.
"Hopefully the Commission will have a wide remit to investigate, for example, where we currently are against the various IPCC scenarios and allow this to influence what we need to do."