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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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