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Tree Information x

Identifier: WTR/0273
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B. G. & Hill, R.N.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The dwelling is referred as 'The Anchorage’ a large two storey colonial family home. The house was constructed for Alfred Boardman who had acquired the land in 1894. The house was sold to the Holm family in 1897. Mr F. Holm was the founder of the Holm Shipping Company and owned shares in the Maoriland Steamship Company. The Holm family remained the owners of this house until 1979. The vegetation that surrounds the property would be associated with that era, and therefore would have been planted by the Holm family (Hill, R.N., 2017).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metrosideros
Species: excelsa
Common names: pōhutukawa,
Height: 19.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 872 cm
Girth measurement height: 0 m
Girth Comments: taken at ground level
Diameter: 277.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 23.00m
Crown Spread B: 23.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 23.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1880
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 144 years
Tree Health Description: In very fine health
Tree Form Type: Multi-trunk
Number of Trunks: 3
Tree Form Comments: Typical multistems with aerial roots
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 189


Date Observer Action
10 Apr 2017 Cadwallader, B.G. & Hill, R,N.


Lat/Long: -41.278954, / 174.767198
Location Name: The Anchorage
Address: 31B Patenga Crescent
Suburb: Thorndon
City/Town: Wellington
Region: Wellington
Location Description: Prominently situated beside the boundary north of the villa and easily seen from the footpath.
Public Accessibility: Private-Garden
Local Authority: Wellington City Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 10 Apr 2017
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