Trees have a unique place in our environment. Without them, human life as we know it would not exist. Trees conserve water, make our air breathable, absorb air pollution, support our slopes and form the hub of enormous underground micro-environments that strengthen soil and foster insect life.

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Media release: for immediate release 12 October 2020   LABOUR PROMISE NATIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR KAURI AGAIN   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. https://www.labour.org.nz/release-labour-commits-to-stronger-protection-for-our-native-kauri The policy promises to deliver a National Pest Management… More

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PROMISES PROMISES FOR PROTECTING OUR TREES

Media release: for immediate release 11 October 2020   PROMISES PROMISES FOR PROTECTING OUR TREES   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… More

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The Tree Council is a long-standing non-profit organisation established in 1986 to act as a steward for the trees of the Auckland region. The Tree Council exists to protect, conserve and improve the tree cover in the Auckland region, especially in urban areas.

JOIN US and help protect Auckland’s trees.

If you need URGENT HELP with tree related issues click here.

If you want to search the Unitary Plan yourself to check if the trees are protected click here to find out how.

If you want to nominate a tree to be scheduled click here to download the Scheduling Criteria

 

Register for The Tree Council’s online AGM

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 will be sent to you nearer the time. You will need to download Zoom onto your computer, phone or other device in advance. Visit www.zoom.us for details.

Everyone attending the AGM must be a paid-up financial member. If you have not yet paid your membership please do so by depositing $20 per person/organisation ($15 concessions) before you complete this registration to our ANZ account:
The Tree Council 11-5462-0230022-11 using your name as a reference.
Donations to support our work are gratefully received.

We look forward to seeing you there.
Thank you from The Tree Council Board.

Download and use our ecotrack Tree App to record trees and tree loss in your area – more details here.

 

 

PETITIONS and FUNDRAISING:

Please sign the Petition to Protect New Zealand’s Urban Trees (change the RMA)

Please donate to fund our ecotrack Mobile Tree App

Please donate to support education about the Waitākere Rāhui to protect our kauri forests

 

Are you confused about the new regulations concerning Auckland’s Trees?  Well you are not alone! We are working to protect Auckland’s trees but we need your help. Join The Tree Council today and help us advocate for better tree protection for our urban forest.


The Tree Council PO Box 60-203, Titirangi, Auckland 0642, info@thetreecouncil.org.nz, 021 213 7779.
Please note - we are volunteers so we prefer email contact unless your issue is urgent. Thanks!
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