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Tree Information x

Identifier: WCR/1563
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Mason, E. G. & Barker, P.A.
Registration Category: Notable tree – International interest
General Notes:
A very big Matai, found & measured by Phil Barker & Euan Mason (2019).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Prumnopitys
Species: taxifolia
Common names: mataī, black pine
Height: 31.90m
Height measurement method: Clinometer/Laser rangefinder/Sine
Height Comments: Vertex height measurement
Girth: 678.6 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Rapid taper above the measurement point.
Diameter: 216 cm
Crown Spread A: 14.10m
Crown Spread B: 21.90m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Some decay in the base of the tree
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Rapid taper above 1.4 m, and so the girth measurement is unusually large.
Champion Tree Score: 387
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
21 Sep 2019 Mason, E.G. & Barker, P.A.


Lat/Long: -42.8725 / 171.167889
Location Name: Lake Kanieri
Address: Dorothy Falls Road
Suburb: Kokatahi
City/Town: Kanieri Township
Region: West Coast
Location Description: In from road, but hidden by undergrowth.
Public Accessibility: Forest Park
Local Authority: Westland District Council


Preview Credit Date
Euan Gordon Mason 21 Sep 2019
Euan Gordon Mason 21 Sep 2019
Euan Gordon Mason 21 Sep 2019
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