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Tree Information x

Identifier: TR/0146
Historical Reg No: 108
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Fuller, G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:

The tree was planted in 1904 when the oldest son of the Bendall family was born. The Bendall family were coal merchants and their original homestead is the small green house next door (Notable Trees of New Plymouth, Smith, C., 2002)

'A fine healthy tree and obviously a very early planting. It belongs to a select few of planted trees of this species in New Zealand that have attained a diameter of 30 inches (762mm.). One of New Plymouth's best trees'. Burstall 1973. Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.19. 1973; p.13.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Agathis
Species: australis
Common names: kauri,
Height: 19.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Atlanta Advantage
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 351 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 111.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 15.10m
Crown Spread B: 15.10m
Avg. Crown Spread: 15.10m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1904
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 120 years
Tree Health Description: A healthy balanced tree.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 214
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
12 May 2002 Smith, C.T.
01 Jan 1984 Fuller G


Lat/Long: -39.0821501795474 / 174.06848205274395
Location Name:
Address: 69 Govett Avenue
City/Town: New Plymouth
Region: Taranaki
Location Description: In front of the house near the footpath.
Public Accessibility: Urban-Residential
Local Authority: New Plymouth District Council


Preview Credit Date
Matt Smillie 08 Oct 2022
Matt Smillie 08 Oct 2022
Cory Smith 12 May 2002
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