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Tree Information x

Identifier: MWR/G1155
Tree Type: Group
Registered By: Judd, D.A.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

The Karaka Grove is of significance to the Manawatu region. It is located between Batchelar Road and the
Manawatu River. This grove was established by local tribes to provide a food source.
It is also the site of Maori conflict prior to European settlement (D.A.Judd 30/9/13).

Group Details

Group Type: Single species
Feature Tree Genus: Corynocarpus
Feature Tree Species: laevigatus
Feature Tree Common Names: karaka,
QE II Covenanted: No
NZ Indigenous Bush type: Default Value
Given Name: The Karaka Grove
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1800
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 224 years
Tree Health Description: Mixed age group and mixed health types.
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
Number of Trees: 40
Area Covered: .5 acre
Group of Tree Type: Bush Remnant


Date Observer Action
30 Sep 2013 Judd, D.A.


Lat/Long: -40.377666409490516 / 175.61301112174988
Location Name: Between Batchelar Road and the Manawatu River
Address: Batchelar Road
Suburb: Fitzherbert
City/Town: Palmerston North
Region: Manawatu
Location Description: Drive off Tennant drive onto Batchelar road. The plantation lies Between Batchelar Road and the Manawatu River .
Public Accessibility: Commercial
Local Authority: Palmerston North City Council


Preview Credit Date
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
Darryl Judd 30 Sep 2013
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