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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:
Chris Goulding
Pages: 2
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 256 KB)

Feature article
NZ Wood Design Guides
Andy van Houtte and Jeff Parker
Pages: 3–10
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 483 KB)

Feature article
Wood properties for engineered timber buildings
Andrew H. Buchanan
Pages: 11–18
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 686 KB)

Feature article
Wood modification for improved performance
Robert Franich
Pages: 19–24
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 289 KB)

Professional Paper
A state of licence - the social licence to operate as an opportunity for the forestry sector
David Hall
Pages: 25–31
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 359 KB)

Professional Paper
Mean top height - a loose concept in New Zealand
Euan Mason
Pages: 32–36
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 365 KB)

Professional Paper
To the heart of the matter - heartwood content in totara
Greg Steward
Pages: 37–41
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 254 KB)

Professional Paper
Indigenous plantations - implications for wood quality
Greg Steward and Russell McKinley
Pages: 42–45
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 241 KB)

Short Communication
Interim 2018 discount rate survey
Bruce Manley
Pages: 46–47
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 108 KB)

Variety is the spice of life
Marco Lausberg
Pages: 48
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 358 KB)

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