The NZDFI is committed to raising awareness of the potential for ground-durable eucalypts in New Zealand, and sharing knowledge and practical information.


  • Regional strategic plan consultation: May 2018

Read the outcomes from our recent stakeholder consultation as we move towards developing a regional strategic plan.

Full report

Executive summary


  • Workshop proceedings

Download presentations from two recent NZDFI research workshops:

Durable eucalypts for drylands: June 2018

Durable eucalypts on drylands: protecting and enhancing value: April 2017


  • Latest species information

Read a summary of height growth of all species in our trial plots (June 2016)

Report: Assessment of Early Height Growth of Durable Eucalypts

Appendices - Mean Annual Height Increment of Different Species


  • Project Updates (2010 - current)

Our bi-annual Project Updates provide the latest comprehensive summaries of progress in all areas of NZDFI work.


  • Field days and seminars

We completed a series of field days and seminars in early 2016. Videos of presentations from a seminar held in Havelock North are available here.

More field events will be held in the future, with dates yet to be confirmed.

Keep an eye on the website for details of future events. If you would like to visit one of our trial sites in the meantime, contact Paul Millen