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Open letter re Removal of Scheduled Pecan Trees

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 8:37 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council and local residents are aghast that due to a mistake by Auckland Council staff three rare Pecan Trees that were listed on the Heritage Schedule in the Unitary Plan have been removed from private property at 121 Avondale Road. More >>

Myrtle Rust: Plant Movement Must Stop

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:32 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is calling for the Ministry for Primary Industries to use its powers under the Biosecurity Act and implement a temporary ban on all plant movement across New Zealand to prevent the spread of Myrtle Rust. More >>

Urgent Action Required to Save Waitakere Kauri

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 11:17 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council and the Waitakere Ranges Protection Society are horrified, but not surprised, to read the latest monitoring figures from Auckland Council’s recent survey of kauri dieback infection in the Waitakere Ranges. More >>

Graham’s Bush Appeal Resolved

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:38 pm | The Tree Council Inc

In a small gully in South Auckland is a botanical gem, a real taonga, a fragment of the lowland podocarp-broadleaf forest that once covered the Manukau lowlands. This fragment is called Graham’s Bush and has been owned and cared for by the late ... More >>

The Tree Council appeals Graham's bush roading decision

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:41 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Environmental advocacy group The Tree Council is lodging an appeal with the Environment Court today against the decision by Auckland Transport to accept the Notices of Requirement recommended by Commissioners on behalf of the consent authority for the Redoubt Road-Mill ... More >>

Council Backs Down on Blockhouse Bay Monterey Pine Trees

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:51 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council and the Whau Local Board are delighted to report that 9 of the 11 Monterey Pines of Gittos Domain in the centre of Blockhouse Bay will be retained. More >>

Tree Week is Coming!

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 12:04 pm | The Tree Council Inc

As a way of achieving a better understanding of the role and value of trees in the urban environment The Tree Council is proud to announce New Zealand Tree Week will be held from 4 to 11 October 2015. More >>

Law Changes to Blame for Kauri Threat

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:27 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association Chair Dr Mels Barton says that the furore over a kauri tree in Titirangi is a direct result of the changes made to the Resource Management Act (RMA) by the National Government. More >>

Protect our Kauri these holidays

Friday, 20 December 2013, 11:52 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Auckland Tree Council is calling on everyone to do their bit to protect our iconic kauri forests this Christmas. Kauri dieback is an unprecedented threat to this unique forest ecosystem, it is killing trees in the Waitakere Ranges, Northland and on Great ... More >>

Celebrate Tree Week with The Tree Council

Monday, 14 October 2013, 12:47 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The inaugural New Zealand Tree Week begins today and runs until Sunday 20 October. The Tree Council has introduced this initiative to highlight the importance of trees to our everyday lives. More >>

Tree Week is Coming!

Monday, 30 September 2013, 11:16 am | The Tree Council Inc

As a way of achieving a better understanding of the role and value of trees in the urban environment The Tree Council is proud to introduce the first ever New Zealand Tree Week to be held from 13 to 20 October 2013. More >>

Rosebank Road, Avondale, Oak tree and Pohutukawa

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 11:29 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is pleased to report that a protracted and messy battle for the life of two remarkable trees in Rosebank Road, Avondale is finally over - and that both trees will be added to Auckland Council’s schedule of notable trees. Unfortunately ... More >>

Rosebank Road, Avondale, Oak tree and Pohutukawa

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 11:24 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is pleased to report that a protracted and messy battle for the life of two remarkable trees in Rosebank Road, Avondale is finally over - and that both trees will be added to Auckland Council’s schedule of notable trees. Unfortunately ... More >>

Short Course – Trees and the Urban Environment – Spring 2012

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 12:52 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is again providing this unique and popular course for those interested in understanding more about the value of trees in the urban environment. The issue is increasingly important with the changes in urban tree protection legislation, ... More >>

Get the Full Story on Auckland’s Tree Rules

Monday, 19 March 2012, 11:02 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council are hosting a seminar “ Tree Rules - The Full Story. Understanding Auckland Council’s Tree Protection Rules ” to enlighten the public regarding the full implications of the changes to Auckland’s Tree Rules since the Environment ... More >>

Short Course – Trees and the Urban Environment – Autumn 2012

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 3:10 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Following on from last year’s success, The Tree Council is again providing this unique and popular course for those interested in understanding more about the value of trees in the urban environment. The issue is increasingly important with the changes ... More >>

Short Course – Trees and the Urban Environment

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 9:48 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Following on from last year’s success, The Tree Council is again providing this unique and popular course for those interested in understanding more about the value of trees in the urban environment. The issue is increasingly important with the changes ... More >>

Pyjamas in the Park

Friday, 16 September 2011, 12:40 pm | The Tree Council Inc

At 8am on Monday 19 September The Tree Council, supported by its celebrity friends (Faye Smythe and Labour MP Jacinda Ardern (others TBC), will wake twenty-four giant pyjama-clad trees in Albert Park. Their message will be for the Auckland community ... More >>

Commissioners Approve Scheduling Landmark Rosebank Trees

Monday, 13 June 2011, 4:23 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council 13 June 2011 Commissioners Approve Scheduling Landmark Rosebank Trees The two contentious landmark trees, an Oak and a Pohutukawa, at 1 Jomac Place, Rosebank Road, Avondale, are a step closer to having the protection they deserve. ... More >>

Rosebank Pohutukawa Saved – Tree Council Vindicated!

Friday, 10 December 2010, 10:59 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is very relieved that independent commissioners today totally rejected an application to fell the well known, landmark Pohutukawa, at 321 Rosebank Road, Avondale. The application was considered at a day long hearing on November 12th, ... More >>

 

 

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