NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #3 – Our Indigenous Wonders - 16th Apr 2020

NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #3 – Our Indigenous Wonders

This is the THIRD in our 4 quiz series where you can be in to win a 1985 second hand copy of S.W. Burstall & E.V Sale's classic 'Great Trees of New Zealand' (out of print and very collectable).

First correct answer gets 5 points, next 9 correct answers get 2 points. ALL ENTRIES get 1 point. Open to subscribers to NZ Notable Trees Trust, NZ Arb and RNZIH members and the general public, although NZ residents only (winner is to provide a NZ postal address for prize).

Answers to each quiz will be posted after the close of each quiz. ALL answers to each of the questions can be found on the NZ Notable Trees Trust website or NZ Tree Register  and any associated links.

Simply cut-and-paste each questionnaire and email your answers to or you can just do them for fun.

NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #3 – Our Indigenous Wonders

1) Who can add a tree to the New Zealand Tree Register and what is the first step that is required to be able to do this?
2) In what reserve is the NZ kauri that is situated close to the southern limit for the species? What is the NZTR number for the tree and who took the image?
3) What was thought to have played a significant role in the demise of the mighty 'Toronui’? What year did it fall?
4) What is the name of our largest (by girth) kauri?
5) Who FIRST discovered the ‘Yakas’ kauri and what was it originally named?
6) Where is the third largest tōtara in the South Island located?
7) What species is the tallest living native tree listed in the register? How tall is it and how much taller has another well-documented tree of the same species been measured at?
8) Who discovered NZ’s champion rimu and how recently was it measured? What is its champion tree score?
9) Where is the northern rata pictured here located? What ranking for size (girth) does it currently have? Where are the largest co-champions now located?
10) Which puriri is often referred to as the largest in New Zealand?

CLOSES 7pm Monday 20 April

Good Luck!

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