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Tree Information x

Identifier: WCR/1637
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Barker, P.A.
Registration Category: General tree/s
General Notes:
This rimu can found at the treetop walkway near Hokitika, Lake Mahinapua, West Coast. the tree top walkway gives visitors a nature experience where they walk on a 20.0 metre platform among tall podocarp trees (rimu, kahikatea and miro) This fine representative example sits to the right beside the walkway at the end of the walk. It has a fine tall trunk that towers up to 20 m and a splendid crown (Barker, P.A., 2020).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Dacrydium
Species: cupressinum
Common names: rimu, red pine
Height: 33.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 361 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.5 m
Girth Comments: Girth measured above a buttress
Diameter: 114.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 18.00m
Crown Spread B: 18.00m
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: tree in good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 265
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
15 Jan 2020 Barker, K. P.


Lat/Long: -42.8051371002275 / 170.9205203330658
Location Name: Treetop Walk & Cafe
Address: 1128 Woodstock-Rimu Road Hokitika 7812
Suburb: Rimu
City/Town: Hokitika
Region: West Coast
Location Description: In bush beside a walkway on DOC land. Fees apply to visit this attraction. The treetop walkway have a concession lease arrangement with DOC
Public Accessibility: Department of Conservation
Local Authority: Westland District Council


Preview Credit Date
Phil Barker 15 Jan 2020
Phil Barker 15 Jan 2020
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