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Tree Information x

Identifier: WTR/1286
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Smillie, M.J.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The shorter and stouter of two large Bunya pines, near the intersection of Akatawara Road and SH2, Upper Hutt. See the companion tree WTR/1284 [Smillie 2015].

Single Tree Details

Genus: Araucaria
Species: bidwillii
Common names: Bunya Bunya, Bunya pine
Height: 18.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 477 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 151.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 14.00m
Crown Spread B: 15.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 14.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Weeping split in bark on trunk facing road.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 261
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
22 Feb 2015 Smillie, M.J.


Lat/Long: -41.10410352769796 / 175.09772768465575
Location Name:
Address: Akatawara Road
Suburb: Brown Owl
City/Town: Upper Hutt
Region: Wellington
Location Description: Literally on the road, near the intersection of Akatawara Road and SH2.
Public Accessibility: Road Reserve
Local Authority: Upper Hutt City Council


Preview Credit Date
Matt Smillie 22 Feb 2015
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