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Tree Information x

Identifier: NNR/1423
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Whalley, R.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This pohutukawa is thought to be about 180 years old. It is located on a Maori lookout point (middens) and Historic Stepneyville house site which marks the original waterfront prior to reclamation that took place in the 1960's (Whalley, R. 2017).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metrosideros
Species: excelsa
Common names: pōhutukawa,
Height: 10.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 0 cm
Girth measurement height: 0 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 0 cm
Crown Spread A: 16.00m
Crown Spread B: 15.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 15.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1840
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 184 years
Tree Health Description: Good health.
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 3
Tree Form Comments: Large and spreading
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
03 Aug 2017 Whalley, R.


Lat/Long: -41.26421784156643 / 173.27156521964343
Location Name:
Address: 229 Haven Road
Suburb: Stepneyville
City/Town: Nelson
Region: Nelson
Location Description: Street frontage of property
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Nelson City Council


Preview Credit Date
Robin Whalley 03 Aug 2017
Robin Whalley 03 Aug 2017
Port Road, Nelson. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 182142 17 Sep 1870
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