Tree Pruning -Totara (Podocarpus nivalis) and Camphor Laurel (Cinnamomum camphora)

These photos were taken while we were carrying out pruning work on a majestic Totara (Podocarpus nivalis) and a massive Camphor Laurel (Cinnamomum camphora). They were big trees side by side, so swinging from one to the other was all part of the job. TheContinue reading

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Kauri Tree Removal – North Shore Auckland

Unfortunately this protected Native Kauri (Agathis australis) on the North Shore was too close to the house. After the council’s careful consideration of the surroundings, it was decided it would come down. The removal was a fun one – Kauri Trees are nice to workContinue reading

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Totara Tree Removal Auckland

Unfortunately this Totara (Podocarpus nivalis) had a house built too close to it. One of the two had to go, and the tree drew the short straw.  Another technical rigging job, always fun working in confined areas.  

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New Zealand Kauri Tree Removal

This New Zealand Kauri tree (Agathis Australis) unfortunately had a house built right next to it in the seventies. So the owners could remove it, they agreed with the council to retain a larger one – which they loved and wanted to protect anyway. TheContinue reading

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South American Rosewood Tree – Mt Eden, Auckland

A South American Rosewood (Tipuana Tipu) this tree was a pleasure to work with, it’s always great to work with a new tree species. The foliage creates a canopy of nicely filtered light – quite beautiful.      

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Pohutakawa Tree Removal

This Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) tree had unfortunately gotten too big for its surroundings. The house’s foundations were at risk of being damaged by the tree’s infamously intrusive roots. It’s always sad to see such a beautiful tree removed, but there was no other option inContinue reading

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Canary Island Date Palm Tree Removal

This ‘Canary Island Date Palm’ or ‘Phoenix Palm’ (Phoenix canariensis) was proving to be a nuisance for the locals. Although the ladder fern make this an attractive species, it was just too close to the houses. As you can see it came down with relativeContinue reading

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Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) Tree Removal

Pohutukawa Tree Removal Auckland This was a tree removal job we did in Auckland recently. The rigging of this Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) was quite tricky due to it’s size and position near the houses, it required a lot of patience and experience.  

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Norfolk Pines – Trees Removed

These Norfolk Island Pines (Araucaria heterophylla) were unfortunately planted too close to the buildings, as you can see in the photos. The buttress roots are extremely invasive, and had already lifted the surrounding driveways significantly. With this tree removal job the main concern was theContinue reading

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Auckland Totara Tree Removal

Unfortunately it’s a hard life for trees in the city, with the Auckland Council’s new rule changes in place these once protected ancient Totara’s (Podocarpus totara) were able to be removed to make room for houses.  

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