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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/G1320
Tree Type: Group
Registered By: RNZIH - Auckland Branch
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This avenue of 28 Norfolk Island pines is a commemorative planting established in 1952 to honour Devonport's sons lost in World War II[1]. The western side of Lake Road is flanked by a row of pohutukawa (Cadwallader, B.G., 2015).
1) Memorial Drive. Devonport RSA Website. Retrieved May 22, 2015

See the following records to view individual commemorative trees planted for:
William Groves Whelan 52544 AR/1321
Gregory Cullen P/K61213 AR/1322

Keywords: ANZAC, WWII, World War Two

Group Details

Group Type: Single species
Feature Tree Genus: Araucaria
Feature Tree Species: heterophylla
Feature Tree Common Names: Norfolk Island pine,
QE II Covenanted: No
NZ Indigenous Bush type: Default Value
Given Name: Memorial Drive
Actual Planting Date: Apr 1952
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 72 years
Tree Health Description: Generally in good health although some animal damage to many branches
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
Number of Trees: 28
Area Covered: (none)
Group of Tree Type: Amenity Planting


Date Observer Action
21 May 2015 RNZIH - Auckland Branch


Lat/Long: -36.81916532145318 / 174.79567088626754
Location Name:
Address: Lake Road
Suburb: Devonport
City/Town: Northshore
Region: Auckland
Location Description: On the eastern side of the road
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader (RNZIH) 21 May 2015
Brad Cadwallader (RNZIH) 21 May 2015
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