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Christchurch Gallipoli Oak




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The New Zealand Tree Register (NZTR) holds detailed information on notable trees in New Zealand.

Also known as ANZAC Oak (Quercus hartwissiana), it was planted on August 4, 1924 and is an important symbol of remembrance, often included in ANZAC Day commemorations. It was grown from an acorn collected on the Gallipoli battlefield in Turkey (and sent home in a tobacco tin. More Information

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