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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Bus Tour of Auckland’s Heritage Trees

Bus Tour of Auckland’s Heritage Trees

Learn about the unique history and values of some of Auckland’s finest trees in their historic settings on The Tree Council’s bus tour, part of the Auckland Heritage Festival. It will be led by Penny Cliffin, a former Senior Lecturer in the Dept of Landscape Architecture at Unitec, and Dr Mike Wilcox, author of Auckland’s Remarkable Urban Forest. The tour begins by looking at the Unitec Arboretum and then visiting Cornwall Park and Monte Cecilia Park. A reasonable standard of fitness is required.

Saturday 24 September 2016, 9.30am – 3pm.

Starts and finishes at Unitec, entry 3 on NW side of building 48, Carrington Rd, Pt Chevalier

Cost is $25 (members $20), children 16 and under $10.

Numbers are limited so please reserve your place by emailing thetreecouncil@ihug.co.nz

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