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New Zealand Journal of Forestry is a peer-reviewed journal publishing forestry research relevant to New Zealand/Aotearoa and the South Pacific. It has been published since 1925 (as Te Kura Ngahere until 1936). Full text articles are now available as PDF files for all issues. Issues ≤ 3 years old are restricted to subscribers—all older issues are available free. The New Zealand Journal of Forestry is published by the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (Inc.).

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  Current Issue:
Editorial
Harvesting and safety
Chris Goulding
Pages: 2
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 174 KB)

Feature article
Mechanising steep terrain harvesting operations
Rien Visser, Keith Raymond and Hunter Harrill
Pages: 3–8
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 586 KB)

Feature article
Safety benefits of a harvesting research programme
Keith Raymond
Pages: 9–13
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 237 KB)

Feature article
International trends in productivity and safety - is New Zealand keeping pace?
Glen Murphy
Pages: 14–20
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 2502 KB)

Feature article
Organisation of steep land harvesting research in New Zealand - where to from here?
Russell Dale
Pages: 21–24
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 136 KB)

Feature article
High performance work systems - helping improve productivity for the logging industry
Spencer Hill
Pages: 25–30
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 524 KB)

Professional Paper
Economics of New Zealand planted kauri forestry - a model exercise
Greg Steward, Lars Hansen and Heidi Dungey
Pages: 31–36
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 426 KB)

Professional Paper
Donít blame the tree volume equations
Richard Woollons
Pages: 37–39
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 218 KB)

Professional Paper
Douglas fir performance in sawing trials in New Zealand
Dave Cown
Pages: 40–42
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 246 KB)

Obituary
Jon Finlay Dey - 1955 to 2014
John Schrider
Pages: 43–44
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 80 KB)

Obituary
Lewis Arthur Skudder MBE - Born Kawakawa 1927, died Rotorua 2014
Dave Field
Pages: 44–45
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 193 KB)


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