Those who live in what is known as “the garden area” of Waikanae will relate to this.  An interesting ABC Radio broadcast is here.  Contrary to what a certain local property businessman thinks, it states that trees IMPROVE property values.

My very first experience of public green space is my street. ~ Dr Libby Gallagher. Recently, ABC Radio National program ‘The Money’ by Richard Aedy did an episode on the costs & benefits of streetscapes & their value. Guests were – Associate Professor Michael Andreu – School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University […]

via The value of streetscapes — SAVING OUR TREES – Marrickville municipality