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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Pohutukawa 6 campaign gathers pace

Pohutukawa 6 campaign gathers pace

The campaign to save the 6 pohutukawas over 80 years old at the St Luke’s junction on Great North Road is gathering pace. Auckland Transport has accepted the recommendation of the hearing commissioners to remove the trees and a legal appeal is planned. The trees have been decorated with a lot of banners and knittingMore

Save 6 pohutukawas at St Luke’s on Great North Rd

Proposals to widen the current St Luke’s motorway junction from Great North Road threaten to remove 6 mature pohutukawa trees from the roadside opposite Western Springs Park. The resource consent application has been publicly notified and submissions can be made until 4 July. To make it easy for people to make a submission The TreeMore

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Send us a photo of your favourite tree to thetreecouncil@ihug.co.nz and we will upload it on to this site.

Trees we have recently lost include this Puriri on the corner of Orakei and Remuera Roads:

After the felling

During the felling


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