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Tree Information x

Identifier: HBR/G1829
Tree Type: Group
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A spectacular row of Mediterranean cypress 'Swane's Golden'. The cultivar was originally discovered in the Swane Brothers' Nursery, NSW, Australia, being subsequently named in 1944 and introduced to the nursery trade in 1956.
They are now a very common sight throughout NZ but to see 140 trees in a row is rare (Cadwallader, B.G, 2022).

Group Details

Group Type: Single species
Feature Tree Genus: Cupressus
Feature Tree Species: sempervirens 'Swane's Golden'
Feature Tree Common Names: Swane's golden,
QE II Covenanted: No
NZ Indigenous Bush type: Default Value
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: c1981
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 43 years
Tree Health Description: Some cypress canker but otherwise healthy
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
Number of Trees: 140
Area Covered: 180m
Group of Tree Type: Avenue


Date Observer Action
08 Oct 2022 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -39.63271696724924 / 176.90409858175354
Location Name:
Address: 116 Te Mata Mangateretere Road
Suburb: Mangateretere
City/Town: Havelock North
Region: Hawke's Bay
Location Description: Clearly visible beside the road.
Public Accessibility: Farmland
Local Authority: Hastings District Council


Preview Credit Date
Pat Turley 27 Feb 2008
Pat Turley 17 Mar 2007
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