NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #4 – Historic & Notable - 30th Apr 2020

A Notable Poplar

This is the LAST 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 QUIZ 4 – Historic & Notable

1) In what park is the poplar pictured here located? What year was the image taken and what is the tree’s claim to fame?
2) In what town or city is the greatest number of Camperdown elms recorded? Who is the tallest Camperdown elm in that city/town associated with?
3) The trees 749 and 73 are both located in Nelson but what else do they have in common?
4) Where is the current national champion English oak located? Who is it named after? If you click on the sponsors banner at the top of the tree record for this tree where does it take you?
5) How many Bunya pines are recorded on the register? What is the NZTR number of the tree with the largest girth in the bottom of the North Island? The tree is otherwise significant in what way?
6) Name three servicemen who have ANZAC commemorative trees planted in their memory.
7) Where did Fed Naden get his pōhutukawa seedling from and who helped him plant it?
8) Where is the largest (combining height, girth and canopy spread) flowering tree in NZ located?
9) Where was the second ranking monkey puzzle tree originally cultivated and subsequently planted?
10) The tallest conifer in NZ is located where? When was it planted? And who was the stand it is located in dedicated to?

CLOSES 7pm Monday 04 May

Good Luck!

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