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The New Zealand Journal of Forestry is a journal publishing technical articles and peer-reviewed research relevant to forestry in New Zealand and the South Pacific.  It has been published since 1925 (as Te Kura Ngahere until 1936).  Full text articles are available as PDF files for all issues.  Issues < 3 years old are restricted to members/subscribers - all older issues are available free.  Authors may self-archive the publisher's version/pdf of their paper on open-access websites with the condition that the author attributes the paper to the journal.  The New Zealand Journal of Forestry is published by the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (Inc.).

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  Current Issue:
Editorial
Editorial
Trevor Best
Pages: 2
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 208 KB)

Professional Paper
A comparison of 2019 Pigeon Valley Forest fire with similar events in the past
Murray Dudfield, Geoff Cameron, Jim Carle, Kerry Ellem and Peter Hill
Pages: 3–10
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 448 KB)

Professional Paper
Harvesting native trees - estimated versus recovered volumes
Greg Steward
Pages: 11–17
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 537 KB)

Professional Paper
Quantifying the area of the small-scale owners’ forest estate in the East Coast, Hawke’s Bay and Southern North Island
Bruce Manley, Justin Morgenroth, Cong Xu and Final year BForSc students of 2017 and 2018
Pages: 18–26
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 505 KB)

Professional Paper
Kauri - response to thinning of second-growth stands
Greg Steward
Pages: 27–34
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 628 KB)

Professional Paper
Are Wood Councils an alternative species?
Erica Kinder
Pages: 35–37
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 218 KB)

Short Communication
Time to rebrand health and safety as ‘care for people’?
Fiona Ewing
Pages: 38–40
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 408 KB)

Short Communication
School of Forestry update
Bruce Manley
Pages: 41–43
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 291 KB)

Opinion
No plan survives the first contact of war - (Clausewitz)
Chris Goulding
Pages: 44–45
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 117 KB)


PDFs of issues < 3 years old are restricted to subscribers.  Free access will always be available to issues > 3 years old.