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Planning Committee Agrees To Schedule More Notable Trees

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 7:54 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council welcomes the recent Auckland Council Planning Committee’s decision to put forward additional trees to be added to Schedule 10 (Notable Trees) in the upcoming notification of the August 2022 Unitary Plan change. In addition, the Committee ... More >>

Judicial Review Of Auckland Tree Schedule Settled

Sunday, 17 July 2022, 8:28 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is delighted to announce that we have settled, with an out-of-court agreement with Auckland Council, our judicial review of Auckland Council’s November 2020 decision not to allocate any resources to the management of Schedule 10 (Notable ... More >>

Mt Eden Pohutukawa Will Be Scheduled

Friday, 29 April 2022, 10:33 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is delighted to announce that the Independent Hearing Commissioners have granted Plan Change 68, and the notable pohutukawa that sits on top of a volcanic feature in the garden of the property at 8 Eglinton Avenue, Mt Eden will be retained ... More >>

Court Action Pushes Auckland Council To Process Tree Nominations

Sunday, 27 February 2022, 6:49 pm | The Tree Council Inc

Canal Road, Avondale by David Lockhart The Tree Council lodged proceedings in the High Court in November 2021 against Auckland Council’s decision not to process any of the 587 nominations it has received over the last 7-10 years to schedule trees ... More >>

The Tree Council Lodges Judicial Review Against Auckland Council

Monday, 8 November 2021, 3:39 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council has lodged proceedings in the High Court against Auckland Council’s decision not to process any of the 587 nominations it has received over the last 7-10 years to schedule trees as Notable Trees since the creation of Schedule 10 (Notable ... More >>

Stop The Chop Sends Clear Message To The Government

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 6:04 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The recent Stop the Chop campaign run by The Tree Council and supported by NZ Arb has sent a very clear message to the Government that protection of urban trees on private land is an issue that New Zealanders care deeply about. In a period of 10 ... More >>

Save Our Urban Forests! Less Than 2 Weeks To Stop The Chop

Monday, 26 July 2021, 7:12 am | The Tree Council Inc

A new campaign to stop the cutting down of mature trees in New Zealand’s cities has launched today. Kiwis have until August 4th to make an urgent Stop The Chop submission to ask the government to include protection of our urban forests in their newly proposed ... More >>

The Tree Council Appeals Huia Water Treatment Plant Decision

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 4:50 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council has today lodged an appeal in the Environment Court against the decision to grant consent for tree removal and earthworks to enable Watercare’s Huia Water Treatment Plant to be built on Manuka Road in Titirangi. The broad community ... More >>

Agreement Reached To Save Mt Eden Pohutukawa

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 6:47 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is delighted to announce that an agreement has been reached with both the landowner of 8 Eglinton Ave and Auckland Council that will ensure that the notable pohutukawa that sits on top of a volcanic feature in the garden of the property ... More >>

Mt Eden Pohutukawa Saved By Community Action

Monday, 3 May 2021, 5:59 am | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council’s Board Member Mark Lockhart was not prepared to stand by and allow Auckland Council’s “clerical error” to result in the destruction of a landmark pohutukawa in Mt Eden. Instead he started a petition and lobbied Councillors ... More >>

Open Letter To Auckland Council Compliance Department

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 5:41 am | The Tree Council Inc

Re: Illegal removal of titoki tree within rootzone of scheduled pohutukawa at 52-58 Canal Rd, Avondale on 9 March 2021 Open letter to Auckland Council Compliance Department Cc: Jim Stabback, CEO Auckland Council His Worship the Mayor Phil Goff Linda Cooper, ... More >>

Tree Owner Approval Re 1817 Great North Road Macrocarpa

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 6:25 am | The Tree Council Inc

The following letter has been sent to Auckland Council from The Tree Council. Thank you for the opportunity to present the views of The Tree Council regarding the proposed removal of the scheduled macrocarpa tree at 1817 Great North Road, Avondale. Our ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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