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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/0244
Historical Reg No: 135
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Ballinger, R.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
'This historic tree was growing at the time of the Wairau Incident on June 17th 1843' (Ballinger, 1986).

'In 1952 one side of the tree was scorched by fire'. Burstall 1974. Reference. Burstall SW. FM. Report no.21. 1974; p.8.

Read about the Wairau Affray on Wikipedia.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Alectryon
Species: excelsus
Common names: titoki,
Height: 7.40m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 264 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.6 m
Girth Comments: A low branching tree
Diameter: 84 cm
Crown Spread A: 11.00m
Crown Spread B: 10.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 10.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Appears in good health for the tree's age
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 137
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
12 May 2015 Cadwallader, B.G./MDC
01 Jan 1986 Ballinger R


Lat/Long: -41.42822006182851 / 173.95936489063934
Location Name: Wairau Incident Reserve
Address: State Highway 1
City/Town: Tuamarina
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: On the bank beside the stream west of the car park
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Marlborough District Council


Preview Credit Date
Marlborough District Council 15 Apr 2015
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