Trees have a unique place in our environment. Without them, human life as we know it would not exist. Trees conserve water, make our air breathable, absorb air pollution, support our slopes and form the hub of enormous underground micro-environments that strengthen soil and foster insect life.

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WAITĀKERE RANGES CLOSED TO PROTECT KAURI

WAITĀKERE RANGES CLOSED TO PROTECT KAURI

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society, Forest & Bird and the Friends of Regional Parks are delighted that Auckland Council has worked constructively and in partnership with Te Kawerau ā Maki to agree the final shape of the closure of the Waitākere Ranges. This closure, which takes effect from 1 May 2018, reflects respect… More

QUAY STREET POHUTUKAWA

QUAY STREET POHUTUKAWA

Image: One of the trees, a houpara, in its new location in Teal Park (image: Auckland Transport/ Auckland Council) PRESS RELEASE: THE TREE COUNCIL. For immediate release – 15 January 2018 Last week a group of protesters occupied part of a planted median strip on Quay Street, from where 14 young Pohutukawa are being transplanted to… More

How to check the Unitary Plan to see if trees are scheduled

You can search the Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan yourself for information on whether trees are protected if you have access to the internet. Things to check: Unitary Plan Maps – https://unitaryplanmaps.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/upviewer/ Click the ‘I agree’ box in the disclaimer in order to access the maps. Type in the address of the property in the search… Continue Reading


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