New Zealand Notable Trees Trust News Feed http://www.notabletrees.org.nz New Zealand Notable Trees Trust WINNER - NZTR Lockdown Quizhttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/33/WINNER-NZTR-Lockdown-QuizWe are pleased to announce that we had two winners of the NZTR Lockdown Quiz who both top-scored with 13 points. They were GERALD COLLETT of&nbsp;Kumeu and HELENA HORSWELL of Helensville.<br /> <br /> After conducting a tie-breaker we congratulate Helena Horswell who succeeded in winning the prize of a <strong>1985 second-hand copy of S.W. Burstall &amp; E.V Sale&#39;s classic &#39;Great Trees of New Zealand&#39;</strong>.<br /> <br /> Thank you to all who participated in the quiz.&nbsp;1589112000http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/33/WINNER-NZTR-Lockdown-Quizhttp://www.notabletrees.org.nzWINNER - NZTR Lockdown Quizhttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/33/WINNER-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz ANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #4 – Historic & Notablehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/32/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-4-Historic-Notable<br /> 1) In what park is the poplar pictured <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/image-gallery">here</a> is located? What year was the image taken and what is the tree&rsquo;s claim to fame?<br /> <strong>A: Frimley Park, Hastings. The image was taken 1969. It is the largest known plains cottonwood in the world. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/210">HBR/210</a></strong><br /> <br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A: Christchurch has</strong> <strong>the greatest number of Camperdown elms. The tree is associated with Henry Richard Webb. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1387">CR/1387</a></strong><br /> <br /> 3) The trees <strong><a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/749">NR/749</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/73">NR/73</a></strong> are both located in Nelson but what else do they have in common?<br /> <strong>A: Both trees were planted twice (replanted) by a different person the second time.</strong><br /> <br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A: At the Grange, 276 Whakarewa St, Motueka, Tasman.&nbsp; It is named after Dr &amp; Mrs J Sawford Greenwood.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The banner links to Nelson Pine Industries Ltd website. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/694">TSR/0694</a></strong><br /> <br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A: There 47 bunya pines on the register.&nbsp;&nbsp; The NZTR # is <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1236">WRR/1236</a>.&nbsp; It was planted from seed brought from Australia by John Carne Bidwill who discovered the species in Australia, which is named after him.</strong><br /> <br /> 6) Name three servicemen who have ANZAC commemorative trees planted in their memory.<br /> <strong>A: There a numerous by text-based searching the word ANZAC or WWI or WWII</strong><br /> <br /> 7) Where did Fed Naden get his pōhutukawa seedling from and who helped him plant it?<br /> <strong>A: The seedling was found on a cliff at the northern end of Tokomaru Bay.&nbsp; His mother helped him plant it. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1467">GR/1467</a></strong><br /> <br /> 8) Where is the largest (combining height, girth and canopy spread) flowering tree in NZ located?<br /> <strong>A: It is located at Roseburn; 130 McKendry Road, Outram, Otago - See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/640">OR/0640</a></strong><br /> <br /> 9) Where was the second ranking monkey puzzle tree originally cultivated and subsequently planted?<br /> <strong>A: The tree was cultivated in Devon and planted at J.B. Acland Mt Peel Station, Canterbury. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1478">CR/1478</a> </strong><br /> <br /> 10) The tallest conifer in NZ is located where? When was it planted? And who was the stand it is located in dedicated to?<br /> <strong>A: Sequoia sempervirens located in the Whakarewa Forest Memorial Grove see <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1438">BPR/1438</a>.&nbsp; It was planted in 1901.&nbsp; The Grove is dedicated to the NZ Forest Service members who died in WW1</strong>1588507200http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/32/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-4-Historic-Notablehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nzANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #4 – Historic & Notablehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/32/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-4-Historic-Notable NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #4 – Historic & Notablehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/31/NZTR-Lockdown-QUIZ-4-Historic-Notable<p>This is the LAST in our 4 quiz series where you can be in to win a <strong>1985 second hand copy of S.W. Burstall &amp; E.V Sale&#39;s classic &#39;Great Trees of New Zealand&#39;</strong> (out of print and very collectable).<br /> <br /> 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, <u>although NZ residents only</u> (winner is to provide a NZ postal address for prize).</p> Answers to each quiz will be posted after the close of each quiz. <strong><u>ALL</u></strong> answers to each of the questions can be found on the <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Notable Trees Trust website</a> or <a href="http://register.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Tree Register</a> &nbsp;and any associated links.<br /> <br /> Simply cut-and-paste each questionnaire and email your answers to <strong><a href="mailto:notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz">notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz</a></strong><strong> </strong>or you can just do them for fun. <h3>NZTR QUIZ 4 &ndash; Historic &amp; Notable</h3> <br /> 1) In what park is the poplar pictured <strong><a href="http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/image-gallery">here</a></strong> located? What year was the image taken and what is the tree&rsquo;s claim to fame?<br /> 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?<br /> 3) The trees 749 and 73 are both located in Nelson but what else do they have in common?<br /> 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?<br /> 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?<br /> 6) Name three servicemen who have ANZAC commemorative trees planted in their memory.<br /> 7) Where did Fed Naden get his pōhutukawa seedling from and who helped him plant it?<br /> 8) Where is the largest (combining height, girth and canopy spread) flowering tree in NZ located?<br /> 9) Where was the second ranking monkey puzzle tree originally cultivated and subsequently planted?<br /> 10) The tallest conifer in NZ is located where? When was it planted? And who was the stand it is located in dedicated to?<br /> <br /> <strong>CLOSES 7pm Monday 04 May </strong> <h3>Good Luck!</h3>1588161600http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/31/NZTR-Lockdown-QUIZ-4-Historic-Notablehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz214NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #4 – Historic & Notablehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/31/NZTR-Lockdown-QUIZ-4-Historic-Notable ANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #3 - Our Indigenous Wondershttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/30/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-3-Our-Indigenous-Wonders<br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>Anyone can add a tree. The first step is to create a free account &amp; login.</strong><br /> <br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>Hakarimata Scenic Reserve.&nbsp; NZTR number is <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1330">WKR/1330</a>.&nbsp; Matt Smillie took the image. There are other naturally occurring kauri further south but they are not listed on the NZTR.</strong><br /> <br /> 3) What was thought to have played a significant role in the demise of the mighty &#39;Toronui&rsquo;? What year did it fall?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>Wounding caused to the tree being extensively bled for its gum likely led to its demise. It fell in 1977. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/805">NR/805</a>.</strong><br /> <br /> 4) What is the name of our largest (by girth) kauri?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>Te Matua Ngahere - <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/802">NR/0802</a></strong><br /> <br /> 5) Who FIRST discovered the &lsquo;Yakas&rsquo; kauri and what was it originally named?<br /> <strong>A: This was a slightly confusing question. The botanist Leonard Cockayne first discovered the tree in 1907/8. It was referred to as the &lsquo;Cockayne Kauri&rsquo; from that discovery and later named by hunters in the early 1960&rsquo;s as &lsquo;The Phantom Tree&rsquo;. Its current name &lsquo;Yakas Kauri&rsquo; was attributed to it in 1968. See <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/801">NR/801</a>.</strong><br /> <br /> 6) Where is the third largest tōtara in the South Island located?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>It is located (off</strong> <strong>Grange Road on private farmland), near Hapuku, Canterbury. see <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1221">CR/1221</a></strong><br /> <br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>Dacrydium cupressinum (rimu)</strong> <strong><u>is the tallest living native tree listed in the register</u>. It is 53.1m tall [<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1241">WKR/1241</a>]. It would be 0.5m taller than a 53.6 m (unlisted) tree, measured by Bob Van Pelt on a hunter&#39;s track elsewhere in Pureora Forest Park.</strong><br /> <br /> 8) Who discovered NZ&rsquo;s champion rimu and how recently was it measured? What is its champion tree score?<br /> <strong>A: It [<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1640">WCR/1640</a>] was discovered by Lindsay Molloy and he and Phil Barker measured it on 27 Jan 2020. The champion tree score is 449</strong><br /> <br /> 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?<br /> <strong>A: It is located at Bushy Park near Wanganui [<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/371">WGR/0371</a>]. It is currently ranked the 6th largest <em>Metrosideros robusta</em> when ranked by girth. The two M. robusta in Akatarawa Forest, Upper Hutt with the largest girths [<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1291">WTR/1291</a>] and [<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/796">WTR/0976</a>] are national co-champions </strong><br /> <br /> 10) Which puriri is often referred to as the largest in New Zealand?<br /> <strong>A:</strong> <strong>The twin stemmed tree at Brooklands Park, New Plymouth [<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/141">TR/0141</a>] is often erroneously referred to as the largest in NZ.<br /> <br /> Our <u>final</u> Quiz #4 will be posted at 3pm Next Thursday 30th April - Stay tuned!</strong><br /> &nbsp;1587556800http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/30/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-3-Our-Indigenous-Wondershttp://www.notabletrees.org.nzANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #3 - Our Indigenous Wondershttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/30/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-3-Our-Indigenous-Wonders NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #3 – Our Indigenous Wondershttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/29/NZTR-Lockdown-QUIZ-3-Our-Indigenous-Wonders<p>This is the THIRD in our 4 quiz series where you can be in to win a <strong>1985 second hand copy of S.W. Burstall &amp; E.V Sale&#39;s classic &#39;Great Trees of New Zealand&#39;</strong> (out of print and very collectable).<br /> <br /> 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, <u>although NZ residents only</u> (winner is to provide a NZ postal address for prize).</p> Answers to each quiz will be posted after the close of each quiz. <strong><u>ALL</u></strong> answers to each of the questions can be found on the <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Notable Trees Trust website</a> or <a href="http://register.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Tree Register</a> &nbsp;and any associated links.<br /> <br /> Simply cut-and-paste each questionnaire and email your answers to <strong><a href="mailto:notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz">notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz</a></strong><strong> </strong>or you can just do them for fun.<br /> &nbsp; <h3>NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #3 &ndash; Our Indigenous Wonders</h3> <br /> 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?<br /> 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?<br /> 3) What was thought to have played a significant role in the demise of the mighty &#39;Toronui&rsquo;? What year did it fall?<br /> 4) What is the name of our largest (by girth) kauri?<br /> 5) Who FIRST discovered the &lsquo;Yakas&rsquo; kauri and what was it originally named?<br /> 6) Where is the third largest tōtara in the South Island located?<br /> 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?<br /> 8) Who discovered NZ&rsquo;s champion rimu and how recently was it measured? What is its champion tree score?<br /> 9) Where is the northern rata pictured <a href="http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/image-gallery">here</a> located? What ranking for size (girth) does it currently have? Where are the largest co-champions now located?<br /> 10) Which puriri is often referred to as the largest in New Zealand?<br /> <br /> <strong>CLOSES 7pm Monday 20 April</strong><br /> <br /> Good Luck!1586952000http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/29/NZTR-Lockdown-QUIZ-3-Our-Indigenous-Wondershttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz212NZTR Lockdown QUIZ #3 – Our Indigenous Wondershttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/29/NZTR-Lockdown-QUIZ-3-Our-Indigenous-Wonders ANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #2 - General Knowledgehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/28/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-2-General-Knowledge<br /> 1) What are the names of 3 sponsors of the NZ Notable Trees Trust?<br /> <strong>A: There are a wide range on sponsors on the Notable Trees Trust sponsor&rsquo;s page <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/sponsors">here</a></strong><br /> <br /> 2) When you click the &lsquo;what&rsquo;s this?&rsquo; next to a girth measurement what information does it provide?<br /> <strong>A: The &#39;what&#39;s this&#39; tip explains that girth is a measurement of tree circumference taken with a standard tape expressed in centimetres (cm). i.e. 2.35m = 235cm.</strong><br /> <br /> 3) What was the girth in 1973 of the Hoop pine located in Stoke?<br /> <strong>A: The <u>1973</u> tree measurements are shown in the former observation records at the bottom of the tree record. In 1973 the tree&rsquo;s girth was 312.9 cm. (see record <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/725">NNR/725</a>). Some entered the current girth.</strong><br /> <br /> 4) Who is the largest single-stemmed Queensland kauri located in Auckland thought to be associated with?<br /> <strong>A: James Dilworth (Tree <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/735">AR/0735</a>). The other larger tree is not single-stemmed (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1145">AR/1145</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 5) He broke a world record in 1936 and received this tree as a prize. Who was he and where is the tree located?<br /> <strong>A: Jack Lovelock ((John Edward Lovelock) and the tree is located at Timaru Boys High School (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/0006">CR/0006</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 6) What event nearly caused the largest giant redwood in Christchurch <u>not</u> to be planted by whom?<br /> <strong>A: Prince Alfred; he was shot in the back by a revolver on 12 March 1868 while attending a picnic in Sydney but survived and planted the tree the following year. (see <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1074">CR/1074</a>).</strong><br /> <br /> 7) What does the acronym STEM as it relates to trees in NZ stand for?<br /> <strong>A: The Standard Tree Evaluation Method</strong><br /> <br /> 8) Name the current number of Local Authorities that are known to be currently using STEM.<br /> <strong>A: More than 40 or specifically 42 &ndash; both answers are correct.</strong><br /> <br /> 9) At what location is the eastern-most tree recorded in NZ? What was the fate of this and other trees nearby?<br /> <strong>A: This question was a little challenging for some. &nbsp;The tree is located at Bell&rsquo;s Flat, Raoul Island. This tree and all the other Norfolk Island pines were felled in 2015 by DOC as they were considered weeds (see <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1120">AOTA/1120</a> &amp; <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1124">AOTA/G1124</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 10) If you click the &lsquo;Info&rsquo; button beside the Genus/Species of a tree record what link does it provide?<br /> <strong>A: A link to Wikipedia is provided. </strong><br /> &nbsp; <h3>Well done to all who entered and thank you for the many great messages we recieved from those who tried the quiz just for fun.<br /> &nbsp;</h3> <h3>Stay tuned for Quiz #3 in our series of 4 which we will post tomorrow at 3pm (16 April)</h3> <br /> &nbsp;1586865600http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/28/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-2-General-Knowledgehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nzANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #2 - General Knowledgehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/28/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-2-General-Knowledge NZTR Lockdown Quiz #2 - General Knowledgehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/27/NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-2-General-KnowledgeThis is the SECOND in our 4 quiz series where you can be in to win a <strong>1985 second hand copy of S.W. Burstall &amp; E.V Sale&#39;s classic &#39;Great Trees of New Zealand&#39;</strong> (out of print and very collectable).<br /> <br /> Simply cut-and-paste each questionnaire and email your answers to <strong><a href="mailto:notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz">notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz</a></strong><strong> </strong>or you can just do them for fun.<br /> <br /> 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, <u>although NZ residents only</u> (winner is to provide a NZ postal address for prize).<br /> <br /> Answers to each quiz will be posted after the close of each quiz. <strong><u>ALL</u></strong> answers to each of the questions can be found on the <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Notable Trees Trust website</a> or <a href="http://register.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Tree Register</a> &nbsp;and any associated links. <h3><br /> NZTR QUIZ #2 &ndash; General Knowledge</h3> Cut and paste each questionnaire and send with your answers to <a href="mailto:notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz">notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz</a><br /> <br /> 1) What are the <strong>names</strong> of 3 sponsors of the NZ Notable Trees Trust?<br /> 2) When you click the &lsquo;<strong>what&rsquo;s this?</strong>&rsquo; next to a girth measurement what information does it provide?<br /> 3) What was the <strong>girth</strong> in 1973 of the Hoop pine located in Stoke?<br /> 4) <strong>Who</strong> is the largest single-stemmed Queensland kauri located in Auckland thought to be associated with?<br /> 5) He broke a world record in 1936 and received this tree as a prize. <strong>Who</strong> was he and <strong>where</strong> is the tree located?<br /> 6) <strong>What</strong> event nearly caused the largest giant redwood in Christchurch <u>not</u> to be planted by <strong>whom</strong>?<br /> 7) <strong>What</strong> does the acronym STEM as it relates to trees in NZ stand for?<br /> 8) Name the current <strong>number</strong> of Local Authorities that are known to be currently using STEM.<br /> 9) At what <strong>location</strong> is the eastern-most tree recorded in NZ? What was the <strong>fate</strong> of this and other trees nearby?<br /> 10) If you click the &lsquo;<strong>Info</strong>&rsquo; button beside the Genus/Species of a tree record what link does it provide? <h3><strong>CLOSES 7pm Monday 13 April -- ***NOW EXTENDED until 7pm Tuesday 14th April*** </strong></h3> <br /> <br /> <strong>Good Luck!</strong><br /> &nbsp;1586433600http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/27/NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-2-General-Knowledgehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz210NZTR Lockdown Quiz #2 - General Knowledgehttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/27/NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-2-General-Knowledge ANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #1 - Dawn Redwoods in NZhttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/26/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-1-Dawn-Redwoods-in-NZ<h3>Here are the answers to NZTR QUIZ #1 &ndash; Dawn Redwoods in NZ</h3> <br /> 1) What is the height of the tallest currently recorded tree in NZ?<br /> <strong>A: 33.8 metres (dawn redwood <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1460">BPR/1460</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 2) Where is the tree in question 1 above located?<br /> <strong>A: McLaren Falls Park, Lower Kaimai Tauranga</strong><br /> <br /> 3) In what region/s is the current National Champion located? (note: there can be more than one!)<br /> <strong>A: There are two co-champion dawn redwoods (within 10 points of each other) - Taranaki (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/711">TR/0711</a>) &amp; Marlborough (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/973">MR/0973</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 4) Who cultivated the first dawn redwoods in NZ?<br /> <strong>A: Mr. A.W. Anderson (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/692">CR/0692</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 5) In what year was it cultivated?<br /> <strong>A: (July) 1948</strong><br /> <br /> 6) What is the NZTR number of the largest (girth) tree in NZ?<br /> <strong>A: Dawn redwood # <a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/973">MR/0973</a></strong><br /> <br /> 7) Who planted the two trees in Christchurch Botanic Garden?<br /> <strong>A: Huia Gilpin (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/738">CR/0738</a>) planted one AND H.J. Brunner Esq. (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1003">CR/1003</a>) planted the other (dawn redwoods)</strong>.<br /> <br /> 8) What is the total number of dawn redwood records in the NZTR?<br /> <strong>A: There are currently 32 tree listings</strong><br /> <br /> 9) What is the name of the organisation where the tree <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/image-gallery">pictured</a> was planted?<br /> <strong>A: The Cawthron Institute (<a href="https://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/1003">NNR/0793</a>)</strong><br /> <br /> 10) How do you the spell the botanical name of dawn redwood?<br /> <strong>A: Metasequoia glyptostroboides</strong><br /> <br /> Thanks to all that sent in an entry. <strong>Quiz #2 will be posted 3pm this Friday 10th April</strong>1586174400http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/26/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-1-Dawn-Redwoods-in-NZhttp://www.notabletrees.org.nzANSWERS to NZTR Lockdown Quiz #1 - Dawn Redwoods in NZhttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/26/ANSWERS-to-NZTR-Lockdown-Quiz-1-Dawn-Redwoods-in-NZ NZ Tree Register Lockdown Quiz Serieshttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/25/NZ-Tree-Register-Lockdown-Quiz-Series<p><br /> Going a little stir-crazy during the COVID-19 lock-down and need a little tree fix? Enter our NZTR Quiz and you will be in to win a <strong>1985 second hand copy of S.W. Burstall &amp; E.V Sale&#39;s classic &#39;Great Trees of New Zealand&#39;</strong> (out of print and very collectable).<br /> <br /> There will be <strong>4 Quizzes of 10 questions over the next 4 weeks</strong>. Simply cut-and-paste each questionnaire and email your answers to <strong><a href="mailto:notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz">notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz</a></strong><br /> <br /> 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, <u>although NZ residents only</u> (winner is to provide NZ postal address for prize).<br /> <br /> Answers to each quiz will be posted after the close of each quiz. <strong>ALL</strong> answers to each of the questions can be found on the <a href="https://www.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Notable Trees Trust website</a> or <a href="http://register.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Tree Register</a> .<br /> &nbsp;</p> <h3><strong>NZTR QUIZ #1</strong> <strong>CLOSES -&nbsp; 7pm MONDAY 6 April </strong></h3> <p><br /> Cut and paste each questionnaire and send with your answers to <strong><a href="mailto:notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz">notabletrees@rnzih.org.nz</a></strong><br /> <br /> All questions to Quiz #1 relate to <u><strong>DAWN REDWOOD</strong></u> trees recorded on the <a href="http://register.notabletrees.org.nz/">NZ Tree Register</a> (NZTR) or information on the <a href="http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/">Notable Trees Website</a><br /> <br /> 1) What is the <strong>height</strong> of the tallest currently recorded tree in NZ?<br /> <br /> 2) <strong>Where</strong> is the tree in question 1 above located?<br /> <br /> 3) In <strong>what region</strong>/s is the current National Champion located? (note: there can be more than one!) <a href="http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/champion-trees">Read how champion trees are determined</a><br /> <br /> 4) <strong>Who</strong> cultivated the first dawn redwoods in NZ?<br /> <br /> 5) In <strong>what year</strong> was it cultivated?<br /> <br /> 6) What is the <strong>NZTR number</strong> of the largest (girth) tree in NZ?<br /> <br /> 7) <strong>Who</strong> planted the two trees in Christchurch Botanic Garden?<br /> <br /> 8) What is the <strong>total number</strong> of dawn redwood records in the NZTR?<br /> <br /> 9) What is the name of the <strong>organisation</strong> where the tree in the black and white image <a href="http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/image-gallery">at this link</a> was planted?<br /> <br /> 10) How do you the <strong>spell</strong> the botanical name of dawn redwood?<br /> &nbsp;</p> <h3><strong>Good Luck!</strong></h3>1585825200http://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/25/NZ-Tree-Register-Lockdown-Quiz-Serieshttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz207NZ Tree Register Lockdown Quiz Serieshttp://www.notabletrees.org.nz/news/25/NZ-Tree-Register-Lockdown-Quiz-Series