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Tree Information x

Identifier: WKR/1783
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hair, D. J.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This tree was originally recorded in S. W. Burstall's 1972 Forest Mensuration Report No. 17 as a Local Interest tree noting that it was 'The best of several large puriri in the area', see observations below (Hair, D. J., 2021).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Vitex
Species: lucens
Common names: puriri,
Height: 12.60m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 472.5 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Largest stem recorded above. Other two measured at 1.4m: 92.63cm, 39.25cm
Diameter: 150.4 cm
Crown Spread A: 27.60m
Crown Spread B: 24.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 26.05m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Good health.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Specimen tree
Champion Tree Score: 249
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 258


Date Observer Action
05 Dec 2021 Hair, D.J.
20 Aug 1970 Burstall, S.W.


Lat/Long: -37.042849532157916 / 175.29671061667435
Location Name:
Address: 1738 East Coast Road
City/Town: Whakatiwai
Region: Waikato
Location Description: North of Kaiaua, north of Wharekawa Marae, cross the Waihihi stream bridge heading north, the tree is immediately to the right-hand side of the main road, after the first driveway.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Hauraki District Council


Preview Credit Date
Daniel Hair 05 Dec 2021
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