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Working on or around trees

Ko te mahi i waenga ake, horapa noa rānei i te rākau

​Trees contribute to Auckland being a desirable place to live and are an important part of Auckland’s natural heritage and identity. Trees also:
  • conserve water
  • make our air breathable
  • absorb air pollution
  • support our slopes
  • protect our properties from erosion, and
  • provide habitat and food for wildlife.

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Protected trees on your property https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/buying-property/Pages/protected-trees-on-your-property.aspxProtected trees on your property Some trees are protected under the district plans, because they are considered significant, historic, or important for enriching the area or preventing erosion. aspx
Weed Management Policyhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-policies/Pages/weed-management-policy.aspxWeed Management PolicyThe Weed Management Policy helps us manage weeds in our parks and open spaces, including the road corridor. aspx
How to dispose of weedshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/pests-weeds/Pages/how-to-dispose-weeds.aspxHow to dispose of weedsYou need to be careful when disposing of weeds. Check which transfer stations accept green waste or have a garden company collect the weeds you removed.aspx