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Tree Information x

Identifier: OR/1494
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
In 1919 locals planted 400 oak trees in North Otago, one for every ANZAC service man or woman from the district killed during the war. This oak commemorates the life of Private James Campbell Lumsden of Waianakarua who was killed in action on the 16 June 1917 in Belgium at the age of 28 (Cadwallader, B.G. 2018).
1) North Otago Memorial Oaks, accessed Nov. 10 2018.
2) Auckland Museum Cenotaph online record for PVT J.C. Lumsden SN 22343, accessed Nov. 10 2018

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Given Name: PVT P.J. Lumsden Oak
Height: 18.20m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 320 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 101.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.00m
Crown Spread B: 18.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 20.50m
Actual Planting Date: 1919
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 105 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 203
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
10 Nov 2018 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -45.252490942396264 / 170.7960643730164
Location Name:
Address: 2328 Herbert-Hampden Road
Suburb: Herbert
City/Town: Oamaru
Region: Otago
Location Description: Opposite Riverside Haven campground
Public Accessibility: Road Reserve
Local Authority: Waitaki District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 10 Nov 2018
Brad Cadwallader 10 Nov 2018
Uknown photographer & exact date 02 Mar 1916
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