The NZ Dryland Forests Innovation (NZDFI) is a collaborative research and development programme. Our vision is to develop a sustainable multi-regional hardwood industry based on planting genetically improved durable eucalypt forests from 2020 to 2050.

Latest Project Update out now

Project Update out now!

Our latest newsletter, covering activities in the first half of 2023, is available here.

Read all about:

  • Australian durable eucalypt growers visit Canterbury and Marlborough
  • New report summarises results from NZDFI's trial network
  • Assessment of Eucalyptus machrorhyncha and class 1 red-timber durable eucalypts
  • Two more PhDs successfully completed, two new students embark on their research
  • Cyclone Gabrielle's impact on NZDFI trials

...and much more....  Enjoy!

12-year-old Eucalyptus machrorhyncha.

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