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 Rāhui

Waitākere Rāhui

We would like to take this opportunity to explain to you why The Tree Council is supporting the rāhui about to be placed on the Waitakere Ranges by the mana whenua Te Kawerau a Maki to protect kauri against kauri dieback. The purpose of the rāhui is to remove people from the area to prevent… More

New Tree App Launched

New Tree App Launched

The Tree Council launched its new mobile phone App at its AGM on 12 October 2017. The Agile Cloud App has been designed by Steven MacLeod and enables the public to record trees and tree loss. To download the App for your smartphone visit the Google Play Store (it is only currently available for Android… More

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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