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Tree Information x

Identifier: AR/1956
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: RNZIH - Auckland Branch
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
War memorial oak on Stockade Hill, Howick, planted by Victoria Cross recipient Reginald Judson on ANZAC Day 1926. It was grown from an acorn brought to New Zealand from the King's estate, Great Windsor Park, London. A plaque on the tree provides more information.

'Reginald Judson memorial oak', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Apr-2020

Key Words: ANZAC, WWI

Single Tree Details

Genus: Quercus
Species: robur
Common names: English oak, common oak, oak
Given Name: Reginald Judson Memorial Oak
Height: 18.00m
Height measurement method: Estimated
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 0 cm
Girth measurement height: 0 m
Girth Comments: No measurement taken
Diameter: 0 cm
Crown Spread A: 18.00m
Crown Spread B: 18.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.00m
Actual Planting Date: Apr 1926
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 98 years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 74
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
25 Apr 2024 RNZIH - Auckland Branch


Lat/Long: -36.892391245630165 / 174.92872458436963
Location Name: Stockade Hill
Address: Ridge Road
Suburb: Howick
City/Town: Auckland
Region: Auckland
Location Description: At the eastern side of the hill
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Auckland Council


Preview Credit Date
John Halpin (Courtesy of Ministry for Culture and Heritage 2013) 25 Jan 2013
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