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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1444
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Morton, A.V.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
Bishops Kauri along with two other large trees nearby (see AR/1441 & AR/1443) are considered the oldest remaining Kauri in the Auckland region [1], accessed via the Clark Bush track (Morton, A.V. 2017).
Links & References:
1) Titirangi History Clarks Kauri & Bishops Kauri

Single Tree Details

Genus: Agathis
Species: australis
Common names: kauri,
Given Name: Bishops Kauri
Height: 33.00m
Height measurement method: Drone - Altimeter Reading
Height Comments: Live foliage to height of 30m with dead stags going up to 33m
Girth: 964 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 306.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 24.00m
Crown Spread B: 22.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 23.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Rather unhealthy Kauri with huge dead limbs
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Columnar
Champion Tree Score: 507
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 171


Date Observer Action
14 Nov 2017 Morton, A.V.


Lat/Long: -36.94148418669373 / 174.6435160403671
Location Name: John Bishop Memorial Scenic Reserve
Address: Behind 18 Tainui Rd
Suburb: Waima
City/Town: Titirangi
Region: Auckland
Location Description: Closest entrance is near the intersection of Ngaio Rd and Tainui Rd onto Clarks Bush Track for approximately less then 100m
Public Accessibility: Public Walkway
Local Authority: Department of Conservation


Preview Credit Date
Ash Morton 14 Nov 2017
Ash Morton 14 Nov 2017
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