Winchester Forest Partnership was the 32nd forest established by Roger Dickie NZ. In 2021 Winchester had an estimated net stocked area of 132 hectares.
The Winchester Forest Partnership was created in May 1994. Planting of 55.5 hectares took place later that year and a further 78.4 hectares was planted in the winter of 1996. Harvesting is forecast to commence in 2022 and will take 18 months to complete. The forest will be replanted.
Winchester Forest is one of nine forests situated at Te Reinga in Northern Hawkes Bay on Ruakituri Valley Road off No.36 State Highway and 75 km South West of Gisborne.