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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/G1285
Tree Type: Group
Registered By: Hammer, J.R.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The trees at this location are on the old site of the Purau Hotel which was on the previous main road to Koukourarata-Port Levy when all traffic was by horse and wagon. The trees at the site include 8 Tasmanian blue gums (see CR/1278), 2 walnut, a cabbage tree and 2 Lombardy poplars. They all appear to be of a similar age (Hammer, J.R. 2015).

Group Details

Group Type: Mixed species
Feature Tree Genus: Eucalyptus
Feature Tree Species: globulus
Feature Tree Common Names: southern blue gum, blue gum
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QE II Covenanted: No
NZ Indigenous Bush type: Default Value
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1860
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 164 years
Tree Health Description: Some trees are good, others appear very stressed
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
Number of Trees: 13
Area Covered: 2 acres
Group of Tree Type: Feature Planting


Date Observer Action
23 Feb 2015 Hammer, J.R.


Lat/Long: -43.647251966887744 / 172.7643741631149
Location Name: Manaki
Address: 99 Purau-Port Levy Rd
Suburb: Purau
City/Town: Christchurch
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Take the old track up the valley from about 63 Purau-Port Levy Rd
Public Accessibility: Farmland
Local Authority: Christchurch City Council


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