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Tree Information x

Identifier: OR/G1106
Tree Type: Group
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

These four trees appear to stand guard either side of the Dunedin War Memorial cenotaph. The foundation stone for the Dunedin cenotaph was laid by the Mayor, H. Livingstone Tapley, on ANZAC Day, 1924. It was subsequently unveiled by Prince Albert (later George VI), HRH, the Duke of York, on 17 March 1927, during a visit to New Zealand.
Read about the establishment of the memorial here.

Group Details

Group Type: Single species
Feature Tree Genus: Platanus
Feature Tree Species: x hispanica 'Acerifolia'
Feature Tree Common Names: London plane,
QE II Covenanted: No
NZ Indigenous Bush type: Default Value
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In excellent health.
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
Number of Trees: 4
Area Covered: (none)
Group of Tree Type: Commemorative


Date Observer Action
26 Sep 2013 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -45.87761043014625 / 170.5043739080429
Location Name: Queens Garden
Address: Cnr. State Highway 1 and Burlington Street
City/Town: Dunedin
Region: Otago
Location Description: Encircling the cenotaph.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Dunedin City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 26 Sep 2012
Brad Cadwallader 26 Sep 2012
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