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Tree Information x

Identifier: BPR/0392
Historical Reg No: 232
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hart, R.W.
Registration Category: Notable tree – National interest
General Notes:

'Of outstanding stature especially trunk size'. Hart 1991. 'This is one of the several great pohutukawas was that grow on Mayor Island. The tree is on a track between South East Bay and North West Bay'. Ferkins 1993. Reference. Burstall SW & Sale EV. 'Great Trees of New Zealand' 1984; pp.98-99.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Metrosideros
Species: excelsa
Common names: pōhutukawa,
Height: 20.50m
Height measurement method: Abney Level
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 1050 cm
Girth measurement height: 0 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 334.2 cm
Crown Spread A: 29.50m
Crown Spread B: 29.50m
Avg. Crown Spread: 29.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: (none)
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 10
Tree Form Comments: (none)
Champion Tree Score: 0
Local Protection Status: Unknown
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
01 Jan 1991 Hart RW


Lat/Long: -37.27224284924415 / 176.2490701675415
Location Name:
Address: .
Suburb: Tuhua (Mayor Island)
City/Town: Tauranga
Region: Bay of Plenty - Central Plateau
Location Description: The tree is on a track between South East Bay and North West Bay
Public Accessibility: Coastal Reserve
Local Authority: Tauranga City Council


Preview Credit Date
B. H. Bull (exact date unkown) 07 Jan 1984
J. Inkster, Three men standing beside the gnarled trunk of a giant pohutukawa tree at Mayor Island. AWNS-19320316-49-01 16 Mar 1932
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