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Tree Information x

Identifier: COR/G1721
Tree Type: Group
Registered By: Burton, S
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The John William Hall Arboretum, between Currie St and Mt Sea Road in Thames, is perhaps New Zealand's oldest arboretum (1870s). It has many notable trees, including a "hedge" of Hall's Totara: Podocarpus hallii (Burton, S., 2021)

Group Details

Group Type: Mixed species
Feature Tree Genus: Podocarpus
Feature Tree Species: hallii x totara
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QE II Covenanted: No
NZ Indigenous Bush type: Default Value
Given Name: John William Hall Arboretum
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1870
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 154 years
Tree Health Description: In general, good.
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
Number of Trees: 104
Area Covered: 3 acres
Group of Tree Type: Botanical Planting


Date Observer Action
11 Jan 2021 Burton, S


Lat/Long: -37.145961055787716 / 175.55791888897033
Location Name: John William Hall Arboretum
Address: 111 Currie Street
City/Town: Thames
Region: Coromandel
Location Description: Enter from Currie St carpark or Mt Sea Rd carpark.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Thames-Coromandel District Council


Preview Credit Date
Sereena Burton 27 Jul 2020
Sereena Burton 27 Jul 2020
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