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Tree Information x

Identifier: WRR/0279
Historical Reg No: 146a
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Close, C., Duthie, D. & Watson, W.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
'Reported to have been planted by Col. J.S. Hawkins by the Hon. J.H. Falloon, M.P. when the tree was registered (Watson 1988).
Bowlands Station, set in 3500 acres of stunning scenery, was one of the first two runs taken up in the upper Tauweru in 1859 by W.N.and G.H. Luxford and is of considerable historic value. The Bowlands Woolshed was built for W.H. Levin in 1897 - 1898.
The farm buildings are listed by Heritage New Zealand and there are many notable and historic trees on the property .

Single Tree Details

Genus: Sequoiadendron
Species: giganteum
Common names: giant sequoia, giant redwood, Sierra redwood, Wellingtonia
Height: 36.00m
Height measurement method: Nikon Forestry Pro
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 741 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 235.9 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.00m
Crown Spread B: 17.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: circa 1872
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 152 years
Tree Health Description: Excellent
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 424
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 201


Date Observer Action
04 May 2022 Hill, R.N.
23 Feb 1987 Close C, Duthie D


Lat/Long: -40.86182 / 175.8696828
Location Name: 'Bowlands Country House'
Address: 1971 Te Ore Ore Road
Suburb: Bideford
City/Town: Masterton
Region: Wairarapa
Location Description: Not specified
Public Accessibility: Rural-Residential
Local Authority: Masterton District Council


Preview Credit Date
Richie Hill 04 May 2022
Richie Hill 04 May 2022
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