Make a submission on the Resource Management (Housing Enabling & Other Matters) Amendment Bill

The Labour Government has teamed up with the National Party to impose on all councils across the country the most appalling piece of top-down planning legislation we have ever seen.It will require all councils to change their planning schemes (Unitary/District Plans) to enable 3 buildings of up to 3 storeys on all residential sites. The proposals Read More …

Urban Tree Protection – Now and the Future – Free workshop for arborists & landscapers

The Tree Council’s Secretary Dr Mels Barton is a speaker at this free workshop for professional arborists & landscapers, along with Stacy Colyer (Director of Greenscene NZ) and Jessica Hiscox (Sustainability Manager for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei).The event is sponsored by Auckland Council and NZARB – New Zealand Arboricultural Association Inc. The event will be hosted Read More …

OPEN LETTER TO AUCKLAND COUNCIL COMPLIANCE DEPARTMENT RE ILLEGAL TITOKI REMOVAL AT CANAL ROAD

Open letter to Auckland Council Compliance Department  Cc: Jim Stabback, CEO Auckland Council His Worship the Mayor Phil Goff Linda Cooper, Chair Regulatory Committee Tracy Mulholland, Whau Ward Councillor Kay Thomas, Chair Whau Local Board Media 5 April 2021 Re: Illegal removal of titoki tree within rootzone of scheduled pohutukawa at 52-58 Canal Rd, Avondale Read More …