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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1137
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: VanWijngaarden, R.
Registration Category: General tree/s
General Notes:

This is one three trees growing together to form a focal point on the margin of Governor's Lawn at Government House. This is the group of trees under which Prince William became acquainted with his first Buzzy Bee. There is a ring of Monstera sp. growing beneath the trees, forming a dense and formidable barrier. Please see record AR/G1141 for expanded notes about the history of the site. (VanWijngaarden, R. 2013)

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metrosideros
Species: excelsa
Common names: pōhutukawa,
Height: 18.00m
Height measurement method: Clinometer
Height Comments: This height measurement is an average of two separate clinometer sightings.
Girth: 1904 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 606.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 38.00m
Crown Spread B: 31.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 34.75m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1903
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 121 years
Tree Health Description: This tree appears to be in good health. This tree was surprising difficult to access because of it's dense skirt of Monstera sp. at the base.
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 11
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
04 Sep 2013 VanWijngaarden, R.


Lat/Long: -36.87538957349737 / 174.76763248443603
Location Name: Government House, Auckland
Address: 14 Glenfell Place, Epsom
Suburb: Mt. Eden
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: This tree can be found at the south eastern end of the Governor's Lawn
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Russell VanWijngaarden 05 Aug 2013
Russell VanWijngaarden 05 Aug 2013
Russell VanWijngaarden 05 Aug 2013
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