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Valuation of Trees in Auckland

In the course of reading a resource consent application for a tree removal recently, I came across the standard accepted method for assessing the value of trees in order to work out the cost of mitigation (i.e. what new trees … Continue reading

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Notable Trees in the Waitematā Local Board Area

I have mapped the Auckland Unitary Plan Notable Trees (Schedule 10) in the Waitematā Local Board area. Scheduling offers a high degree of protection and I ask for publicly notified resource consent hearings as a matter of course when removal of … Continue reading

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General Protection of Urban Trees Removed in New Zealand

As of Friday 4th of September, due to government amendments to the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) passed in 2013, the general tree protection rules which are the only legal protection for the vast majority of trees on private ‘urban’ properties will be … Continue reading

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