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Tree Information x

Identifier: CR/0948
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Historic tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
The largest tree of 59 trees in an avenue situated along the Esplanade. See group listing MR/G0930 for a full history of the planting.

Many of the trees in avenue are being damaged by vandals placing road cones on the tops.
CONING CRAZE CONTINUES IN KAIKOURA The Marlborough Express 8 February, 2012
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Single Tree Details

Genus: Araucaria
Species: heterophylla
Common names: Norfolk Island pine,
Height: 32.00m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 465 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: (none)
Diameter: 148 cm
Crown Spread A: 17.00m
Crown Spread B: 17.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 17.00m
Actual Planting Date: 1908
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: 116 years
Tree Health Description: The tree appears affected by herbicide use (Jan 2024).
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Typical single stemmed tree.
Champion Tree Score: 302
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
22 Jan 2024 Cadwallader, B.G.
10 Dec 2011 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -42.40431935200662 / 173.6842104792595
Location Name: Memorial Gardens
Address: Esplanade
City/Town: Kaikoura
Region: Canterbury
Location Description: Located beside the gate near the memorial obelisk.
Public Accessibility: Road Reserve
Local Authority: Kaikoura District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 10 Dec 2011
B 10 Dec 2011
BGC 10 Dec 2011
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