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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.

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

This tree was planted in

loving memory of

M J Bos (Rob),

Beside Anderson Park, close to Kinross Street

Bronze plaque at base of tree

No plaque

On the Herb Garden grass bank below the sundial, above Pine Hill Path

A tree planted for Anna Brady in August 1985.

The plant died and was removed by garden staff in 1999.

A replacement Prunus was planted in the.....

This Californian Sycamore

symbolises the ties of goodwill

between the people of Wel.....

On the Glenmore Street bank near the Boundary Road pathway

The tree is no longer there and has not been repaced because of space restrictions. The plaque is supposidly there, but cannot be found. Illustration is NOT from specimen in Garden

California Sycamore - Goodwill tree between architects of Wellington and California

Acer saccharum. Canadian Sugar or Rock Maple.

Planted by The Mayoress of Wellington, Mrs F.J.Kitts, to co.....

These sugar maples were moved from their original site, I think the mid-70's as they were getting too.....

An interesting e-mail received in 2012

"AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

While searching the internet I just discovered the pictures of trees donated by the Royal Can.....

Pinus muricata.

Planted by Her Excellency the Governor General of New Zealand the

Pinetum

Governor General Dame Silvia Cartwright offciated at a ceremonial tree-planting in the James Hector Pinetum. She was ably assisted in the planting of a Bishop's Pine by local school chi.....

No plaque

Cork Oak Path off Remembrance Ridge (track 29)

Quercus suber - cork oaks were planted about 1878 by the Colonial Secretary - Dr Andrew Sinclair.

Seed was taken from a tree planted in Auckland in 1855 and 5 trees were.....

No plaque

In the Australian Garden close to the lookout

Eucalyptus ficifolia was planted about 1992 and has unnamed human ashes under it. .

No plaque.

Eucalyptus ficifolia is now more correctly known as

No plaque

Glenmore street lawn

Quercus coccinea was planted originally in 1981 by the Heynes family in memory of David Michael Heynes.

This tree was replaced in July 2002 as the original had died.

No plaque

Metrosideros bartlettii,

planted by

H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh

Located in the Endangered Species Garden - lower section. Original wooden plaque no longer exists,  replacement plaque by the Friends of the WBG erected 2012