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Tree Information x

Identifier: NR/1787
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Ralls, R.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
This totara was planted by my Grandmother Mary (May) Adeline Skudder (b.1904, d.1990) of Skudder's Beach, Kerikeri. May attended the former Kerikeri school which was located at this site at the time and planted the tree on Arbor Day, 22 August, 1917. The school later moved to Riverview Road and a playcentre now operates at the site (Ralls, R., 2021).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Podocarpus
Species: totara
Common names: tōtara,
Given Name: 1917 Arbor Day Tree
Height: 12.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 439 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.9 m
Girth Comments: Branching occurs above 0.9 m.
Diameter: 139.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 15.00m
Crown Spread B: 14.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 14.50m
Actual Planting Date: Aug 1917
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 107 years
Tree Health Description: In good health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: In good health
Champion Tree Score: 224
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 147


Date Observer Action
18 Dec 2021 Barker, K. P. & Brochner, O.H.L.


Lat/Long: -35.21491152109783 / 173.96259270757224
Location Name: Kerikeri playcentre
Address: 32 Landing Road Kerikeri
City/Town: Kerikeri
Region: Northland
Location Description: On berm beside the Kerikeri playcentre 32 Landing Road Kerikeri
Public Accessibility: Road Reserve
Local Authority: Far North District Council


Preview Credit Date
Rowena Ralls 26 Sep 2022
Kevin Barker 18 Dec 2021
Rowena Ralls 06 May 2015
Leo While Whites Aviation 1930 NLNZ WA-10115-G 01 Feb 1930
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