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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1397
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Barton, S. G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
Growing within a group of Kauri trees. Located on the edge of an intermittent stream that has undermined some of the roots. Two impressive surface roots traced to 18m approx. from trunk. One of these roots is 250mm diameter 12m from the trunk (Barton, S. G. 2017).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Dacrycarpus
Species: dacrydioides
Common names: kahikatea, white pine
Height: 35.40m
Height measurement method: Climb & Tape Drop
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 440 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Trunk on slope down to stream. Measured mid slope
Diameter: 140.1 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.70m
Crown Spread B: 17.60m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.65m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Good Health. Some dieback on one branch on the southern side near the top of the tree.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Good form. Main stem starting to lose apical dominance.
Champion Tree Score: 304
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
14 Jan 2017 Barton, S. G., Kent, C. & Smith, S.


Lat/Long: -36.80459032163802 / 174.7222758500542
Location Name: Birkenhead War Memorial Park
Address: Birkenhead Avenue
Suburb: Birkenhead
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: If you enter the Park from the entrance between 96 and 98 Park Hill Road. The tree is approximately 430m long the track on the right hand side down the gully. The track loops around the gully so the tree can be seen from both sides.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
Stuart Barton 20 Dec 2016
Stuart Barton 20 Dec 2016
Stuart Barton 20 Dec 2016
Stuart Barton 20 Dec 2016
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