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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1316
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: RNZIH - Auckland Branch
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
As the plaque at the base suggests 'This tree is regarded as a surviving example of the vegetation that existed when Auckland was built'. The tree was profiled as tree 16 in Burstall and Sale's 1984 book, Great Trees of New Zealand and also included as tree No. 41 on the 1971 Auckland City List of 100 Notable Trees prepared by the Civic Trust (Cadwallader, B.G., 2015).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Kunzea
Species: ericoides
Common names: Kanuka, White tea tree
Height: 13.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 168 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.8 m
Girth Comments: The largest stem measured
Diameter: 53.5 cm
Crown Spread A: 10.00m
Crown Spread B: 12.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 11.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: One dead stem with remainder of tree in moderate health
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: A prop supports the tallest stem
Champion Tree Score: 119
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
23 May 2015 Cadwallader, RNZIH - Auckland Branch


Lat/Long: -36.84966432703993 / 174.78630122557877
Location Name: Dove-Myer Robinson Park
Address: Gladstone Road
Suburb: Parnell
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: in the lawn area just north of the Tea Rooms
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader (RNZIH) 23 May 2015
Brad Cadwallader (RNZIH) 23 May 2015
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