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Tree Information x

Identifier: WRR/1581
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hill, R.N.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:
Small stand of remnant Kahikatea, where this tree represents the largest within the stand. Lord Bledisloe was shown this tree during a visit, where on subsequent visits he would ask to see “his tree”. This has led to the tree being affectionately referred to as “My Tree” (David Donald 2019).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Dacrycarpus
Species: dacrydioides
Common names: kahikatea, white pine
Given Name: Kahikatea
Height: 31.80m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 970 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.8 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 308.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.00m
Crown Spread B: 26.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 24.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Good
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 3
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
20 May 2019 Hill, R.N. & Donald, D.


Lat/Long: -41.126860 / 175.370339
Location Name: Tauherenikau River
Street Address Private - Request Details
Suburb: Morrisons Bush
City/Town: Featherston
Region: Wairarapa
Location Description: Located within private QE2 area
Public Accessibility: Private Bush
Local Authority: South Wairarapa District Council


Preview Credit Date
Richie Hill 10 May 2019
Richie Hill 10 May 2019
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