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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NEW HOPE FOR KAURI DIEBACK RESEARCH PROGRAMME

NEW HOPE FOR KAURI DIEBACK RESEARCH PROGRAMME

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Friends of Regional Parks welcome the announcement by Minister Megan Woods that the research programme for kauri dieback will now be managed by the Strategic Science Investment Fund via the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment and that the budget has been significantly increased. This is an… More

TREE LOSS DURING TREE WEEK DEMANDS URGENT ACTION

TREE LOSS DURING TREE WEEK DEMANDS URGENT ACTION

  The Tree Council is disappointed to receive yet more reports of unnecessary urban tree removals from our members during our annual celebration of the urban forest in New Zealand Tree Week. In the week when our members heard from Professor Margaret Stanley the enormous benefits that urban trees provide for city dwellers at our… More

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The Tree Council is a long-standing non-profit organisation established in 1986 to act as a steward for the trees of the Auckland region. The Tree Council exists to protect, conserve and improve the tree cover in the Auckland region, especially in urban areas.

JOIN US and help protect Auckland’s trees.

If you need URGENT HELP with tree related issues click here.

If you want to search the Unitary Plan yourself to check if the trees are protected click here to find out how.

If you want to nominate a tree to be scheduled click here to download the Scheduling Criteria

Lecture – Auckland’s Natural Heritage: What benefits do we get from urban trees? by Dr Margaret Stanley – we will upload the presentation soon.

 

 

 

Download and use our ecotrack Tree App to record trees and tree loss in your area – more details here.

 

 

 

 

PETITIONS and FUNDRAISING:

Please sign the Petition to save the Margan Reserve Pohutukawas

Please sign the Petition to Protect New Zealand’s Urban Trees (change the RMA)

Please donate to fund our ecotrack Mobile Tree App

Please donate to support education about the Waitākere Rāhui to protect our kauri forests

 

 

Are you confused about the new regulations concerning Auckland’s Trees?  Well you are not alone! We are working to protect Auckland’s trees but we need your help. Join The Tree Council today and help us advocate for better tree protection for our urban forest. Read more about the regulations here.  

 


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