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!st Kelburn Scout Group

1909 - 1984

On Kowhai Walk above Scout Hall

Various plaques - see individual records in database

Rear of Treehouse Visitors Centre in the National Bank Courtyard

Individual plaques are separately recorded in this database

Some of the individual plaques on the arms of the benches have badly weathered and are hard to read

A baby kauri

(about 60 to 80 years old)

has wrinkled bark.

National Bank Courtyard behind Treehouse

Plaque on seats around tree

Kauri gum oozes from injuries

to prevent disease entering the wound.

Sometimes inse.....

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of the Treehouse

Bronze plaque on surrounding seats

Kauri is a sub- tropical tree.

It grows naturally in Northland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty.

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of the Treehouse

Bronze plaque on surrounding seats.

Kauri (Agathus australis) belongs to one

of the oldest tree families in the World.

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of the Treehouse

Bronze plaque on surrounding seats

The kauri you plant today

will be 60 metres tall in 2000 years time!

Its trunk will.....

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear fo the Treehosue

Bronze plaque on surrounding seats

Kauri can grow as tall as an 18 story building

(that is 60 metres),

but most growin.....

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of theTreehouse

Bronze plaque on surrounding seats.

Kauri gum can be used in

varnish, paint and linolelum.

Gum can be dug up from land .....

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of theTreehouse

Bronze plaque on the surrounding seats.

Kauri have female and male cones

on the same tree.

When the female cone is pollinat.....

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of the Treehouse.

Bronze plaque on the surrounding seats

Maori used kauri to make huge war canoes.

Some were 25 metres long

They were made b.....

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of the Treehouse

Bronze plaque on surrounding seats.

In Memory of - These 56 persons who died between October 1890 and September 1891 were originally buried in Reserve V of the Public Cemetery (towards Tinakori Road) and re-interred on this s.....

Located on left side of the exit road leading to Kinross Street, on bank overlooking Anderson Park, close to the Seddon Memorial and the entrance to the Bolton Street Memorial Park.

RESERVE V RE-INTERMENTS, 1906

Name;         .....

The listed people were buried in Reserve V, which was where Anderson Park is now. It was designated as Cemetery Reserve but not opened up for burials until 1890-91 under protest from those .....

In Loving Memory of

Alison Andrew

and her life's work in these.....

Peace Flame shelter, left seat facing Rose Garden

Donated by

George and Alexandra Angelou

Kelburn residents since 19.....

Cable Car lookout

Bronze plaque on seat

Annie, wife of William Bramley, first curator (1870-1889) is said to have often sat in this place while her husband worked in the nearby nursery. Friends of the Wellington Botanic Garden 20.....

Off Kew Way, on the knob.

William Bramley Way was named in his honour (Main Garden)

William Bramley (1819 – 1908) was born in Loughborough in Nottinghamshire. A trained professional gardener on the estate of Lord Fitzmaurice in Yorkshire.

He married in 186.....

William Arthur.

19 October 1965 - 20 August 1999.

A lover of trees.....

Grass Way, above ash collection

Bronze plaque on seat

Lesley Anne Atkins

' free as a beautiful butterfly returning home to God...

In wetland garden, beyond the Duck Pond

Bronze plaque on seat

This tree commemorates

the opening of the Australian Garden

by His Worship the Mayor Sir James Belich and the

Australian High Commissioner Mr Rob Laurie

.....

In the Australian Garden on top of stonework alongside the Australian Path, northern end

The tree Eucalyptus ficifolia is now more correctly known as Corymbia ficifolia

In loving memory of James Denis Williams Baird

Ludlam Way by scroll bed, under Linden Tree

John Turner Bamber

1936 - 2003<.....

Lower succulent garden