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Tree Information x

Identifier: WKR/1785
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hair, D. J.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
One of the larger trees of a group of 26. To commemorate New Zealand’s Centenary in 1940 Mr. McGowan, the school principal, planted trees he grew from acorns he had sent from a number of Commonwealth countries (Hair, D. J., 2021).
See historical notes on group record WKR/G1784.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Height: 20.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: Average of Group of 26 was 15.54m
Girth: 336 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: Average of group of 26 was 251cm
Diameter: 107 cm
Crown Spread A: 22.00m
Crown Spread B: 19.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 20.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: 1940
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 84 years
Tree Health Description: Excellent health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Specimen tree
Champion Tree Score: 215
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 159


Date Observer Action
04 Dec 2021 Hair, D. J.


Lat/Long: -37.37174389841355 / 175.41997808039744
Location Name: Kaihere School
Address: 1115b State Highway 27
Suburb: Kaihere
City/Town: Waikato
Region: Waikato
Location Description: The school and grounds are situated near the top of an incline on SH27, on the left side when heading south, opposite Ohinewai road.
Public Accessibility: School/University
Local Authority: Hauraki District Council


Preview Credit Date
Daniel Hair 04 Dec 2021
Daniel Hair 04 Dec 2021
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