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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PROTEST ON THE SALE OF CANAL ROAD’S HISTORIC TREES

PROTEST ON THE SALE OF CANAL ROAD’S HISTORIC TREES

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 by The Tree Council’s Board Member and Landscape Architect Mark Lockhart. It… More

CANAL ROAD PARK: AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED

CANAL ROAD PARK: AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED

Media Release – for immediate release 8 December 2019 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. We met with the Whau Local Board and Council staff in May 2017 with the proposal that… More

How to check the Unitary Plan to see if trees are scheduled

You can search the Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan yourself for information on whether trees are protected if you have access to the internet. Things to check: Unitary Plan Maps – https://unitaryplanmaps.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/upviewer/ Click the ‘I agree’ box in the disclaimer in order to access the maps. Type in the address of the property in the search… Continue Reading


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