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No More Scheduled Trees

Sunday, 8 November 2020, 5:50 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Scheduled pohutukawa at Canal Road, Avondale. Credit: David Lockhart Auckland Council’s Planning Committee voted on Thursday 5 November to abandon any idea of adding more trees to the Unitary Plan’s Schedule 10 Notable Trees “ until resources allow” ... More >>

Labour Promise National Pest Management Plan For Kauri Again

Monday, 12 October 2020, 5:52 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council welcomes the recent announcement by the Labour Party to invest $32m over the next five years to implement essential work to protect kauri. The policy promises to deliver a National Pest Management Plan for kauri and a “national agency” ... More >>

Promises Promises For Protecting Our Trees

Monday, 12 October 2020, 6:13 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council recently wrote to the leaders of all the major parties in the 2020 general election asking them to “ make a commitment to support and enable the specific reinstatement of general tree protection on private land via the upcoming reform ... More >>

Register For The Tree Council's Online AGM

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 6:13 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is holding its 2020 AGM via Zoom due to Covid19 restrictions on MONDAY 19 OCT at 7pm . Please register your interest in attending this online event by completing this short form: https://tinyurl.com/yywn3usj A link for the Zoom meeting ... More >>

Greens Kauri Policy Welcome

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 6:33 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council and Waitakere Ranges Protection Society welcome the recent announcement by the Green Party to invest $50m over the next two years to implement essential work to protect kauri.  After constant lobbying for more investment and ... More >>

Make An Election Promise For Our Trees

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 3:10 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council has today written to the leaders of all the major parties in the 2020 general election asking them to “ make a commitment to support and enable the specific reinstatement of general tree protection on private land via the upcoming ... More >>

Canal Road Gathering Tomorrow

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 6:54 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The protest at Canal Road has continued now for over 60 days. The remaining native trees (including the rare black maire and kawaka) are planned to be removed by the landowners so that the site can be sold. The protesters have called for a gathering ... More >>

Ask Your Local Board To Protect Trees

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 3:52 pm | The Tree Council Inc

All Local Boards in Auckland are currently consulting on their 3 yearly Local Board Plans. These plans contain outcomes, objectives and key initiatives that will guide the work programme and investment for each Local Board for the next 3 years. The ... More >>

Money for Kauri Urgently Needed

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 3:32 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Forest & Bird have written to Ministers O’Connor, Sage, Jones and Parker this week to request urgent funding for Regional Councils to implement essential work to protect kauri. More >>

Last Chance To Save Canal Road Trees

Monday, 20 July 2020, 3:07 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Please join us to support The Tree Council who are presenting to Auckland Council's Environment and Climate Change Committee tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 10am. We will gather in the reception area outside the meeting room in the Town Hall before 9.45am. ... More >>

Protest On The Sale Of Canal Road’s Historic Trees

Friday, 21 February 2020, 7:52 am | The Tree Council Inc

Please join members of The Tree Council to show your disappointment at the loss of this potential park to the community of Avondale. There will be a protest on the pavement adjacent to the site starting at 10am on Saturday 22 February organised ... More >>

Canal Road Park: an Opportunity Not to Be Missed

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 3:10 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is disappointed to see listed for sale 3 vacant properties, plus a fourth with an older house, at 52-58 Canal Road, Avondale in a prime development zone. More >>

The Tree Council on tree removal on Ōwairaka

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:07 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council fully supports the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s plans to restore indigenous native ecosystems on the slopes of Ōwairaka (and the other 13 Maunga in Auckland) as part of the healing of the Maunga. The Tree Council has always recognised ... More >>

Waitākere Ranges Track Plan Supports the Rāhui

Friday, 7 June 2019, 1:54 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council, Waitākere Ranges Protection Society and Forest & Bird support the final version of the Track Reopening Work Programme released by Auckland Council on 6 June 2019. More >>

Waitākere Ranges Rockin the Rāhui

Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:13 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council, Waitākere Ranges Protection Society and Forest & Bird Waitākere want to thank the communities of the Waitākere Ranges for supporting the rāhui with a special event to be held on Queen’s Birthday weekend in Piha. More >>

New Hope for Kauri Dieback Research Programme

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 3:29 pm | The Tree Council Inc

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 ... More >>

Tree loss during Tree Week demands urgent action

Monday, 15 October 2018, 8:49 am | The Tree Council Inc

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. More >>

Tree Week is Coming!

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 7:35 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 7-14 October 2018. More >>

Threatened Kauri Highlights Need for Action

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:29 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Department of Conservation’s assessment of kauri’s status as a threatened species is timely and highlights the need for urgent action by the government before it is too late to turn the tide for this taonga. More >>

Quay Street Pohutukawa

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 5:30 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Last week a group of protesters occupied part of a planted median strip on Quay Street, from where 14 young Pohutukawa are being transplanted to the berm to make room for a cycleway. Auckland Transport has been planning this 1km cycleway extension ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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