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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:
A new step change
Mark Bloomberg
Pages: 2
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 174 KB)

Feature article
Putting purpose first - 10 functional forest types for New Zealand
Tim Payn
Pages: 3–11
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 598 KB)

Feature article
Carbon financed conservation forestry
Sean Weaver
Pages: 12–17
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 334 KB)

Feature article
New Zealand Carbon Farming - regenerating native forests at scale using an exotic plantation nurse crop
Peter Casey, Bryan McKinlay and James Kerr
Pages: 18–24
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 526 KB)

Feature article
Permanent forestry requiring improved forest management - a North Canterbury example
Adam S. Forbes
Pages: 25–32
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 649 KB)

Professional Paper
Map of the small-scale forest estate of New Zealand
Bruce Manley, Justin Morgenroth and Cong Xu
Pages: 33–37
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 235 KB)

John Bolton Novis 22 September 1954 - 7 January 2021
Paul Lane, Rob Miller, Alan Reid, Kay Shapland and Parnell Trost
Pages: 38–39
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 146 KB)

Book Review
Domestication of Radiata Pine
Brian Swale
Pages: 40–41
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 93 KB)

Book Review
A Path Through the Trees
Julie Collins
Pages: 42–43
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 132 KB)

Politics in the Year of the Rat
David Rhodes
Pages: 44
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 378 KB)

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