Our urban trees, especially large mature trees, provide many health and wellbeing benefits and deserve better protection from development pressures
We have seen the carnage play out across the media. The Canal Road site in Avondale, Auckland, initially contained a grove of over 40 mature native trees, including black maire, kawaka, manoao, rewarewa, tōtara and pūriri. Despite vigorous protests and multiple arrests, all of these native trees have been felled since the section was sold to developers.
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