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Canal Rd Native Tree Protectors To Appear In Court Monday

Sunday, 14 March 2021, 6:50 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

10 tree protectors suffering bruises, broken bones and carrying branches from the trees they tried to save will appear in the Auckland District Court at 9am tomorrow (Monday 15 March). The 10 were arrested last Tuesday while attempting to stop the ... More >>

Clear Felling Of Rare Native Trees At Canal Road A Stain On Mayor Goff’s Legacy

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 5:52 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Today contractors felled the remaining 26 100-year-old native trees at Canal Road, Avondale. The community has been protecting the stand of trees in a tree sitting occupation for 245 days. Over 100 police and security guards were brought in to remove ... More >>

Canal Road Trees Under Attack Today

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 11:50 am | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Contractors with chainsaws and large machinery have arrived at Canal Road and begun ringbarking and felling the remaining large native trees standing on the site. Community members have rushed to stop them, surrounding the site and climbing on to machinery. ... More >>

Cowardly Poison Attack On Canal Road Native Trees

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 12:42 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Overnight there was an attack on the contested stand of native trees at Canal Road. Around midnight a man snuck into the site and drilled poison into 18 of the trees, including the rare kawaka and other magnificent nearly century-old trees including ... More >>

Canal Road Tree-sit Reaches 150 Days - Developer Revealed

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 3:58 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Tomorrow marks the milestone of 150 days since the chainsaws were first stopped at the contentious Canal Road native tree stand in Avondale and a mammoth, daily vigil and tree-sitting effort began. The protest began in the middle of winter shortly ... More >>

Canal Road Tree Group Hīkoi To Town Hall On 100th Day

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 5:09 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Tomorrow, Thursday, October 15th, The Save Canal Road Native Tree group campaigning to save a 100-year-old stand of native trees, will hīkoi from Canal Road, Avondale to the Auckland Town Hall to mark the 100th day of their peaceful tree-sitting occupation ... More >>

Central Auckland Rally For Canal Road Trees - Aotea Square Thursday 1 Oct At 11:30am

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 7:14 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

This Thursday at 11:30am, the Save Canal Rd Protest Group will hold a peaceful rally at Aotea Square calling on Mayor Goff and Auckland Councillors to save the Canal Road native trees. Bring something to symbolise your love for our urban Ngahere. ... More >>

Native Tree Protesters Turn Contractors Away

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12:12 pm | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Two hundred locals and supporters stopped contractors from cutting down native trees at Canal Road in Avondale this morning. Protester Steve Abel says an anonymous tip-off informed the group that contractors would arrive today. Today was the first time ... More >>

Protective Aukati-rāhui Declared On Canal Road Native Trees

Sunday, 6 September 2020, 11:24 am | Save Canal Road Native Trees

At dawn this morning an Aukati-rāhui was declared by members of Tangata Kaitiaki as a means to save a 100 year old stand of native trees in Avondale, including rare black maire and Kawaka. Rihari Nahi of Ngāti Whātua Ki Kaipara placed the “korowai” ... More >>

Native Tree Activists Go To Court

Friday, 31 July 2020, 6:49 am | Save Canal Road Native Trees

Five protesters who occupied trees to stop contractors cutting them down will appear in Auckland District Court today at 9 am. Police charged Abigail Smith, Niamh O'Flynn, Nick Young, Steve Abel and William Lee with willful trespass eleven days ago. Lawyer ... More >>