Power Lines… What You Need to Know

Trees that are too close to power lines can be hazardous. If a tree on private property is close to a power line it is the responsibility of both the land owner and the lines owner to ensure the tree doesn’t become a safety hazard. If the lines owner notices...

Tree Responsibility

The location of the base of a tree or shrub defines who is responsible for maintaining it. Generally your council will only get involved with issues involving a tree on private property if it is a protected tree or if it is causing problems near a public road or other...

Apply for Tree Renewal

Trees play an integral part in reinforcing Christchurch’s identity as the Garden City, a reputation which many Christchurch residents pride themselves on.  As well as their aesthetic values, trees also provide a range of other essential environmental, economic,...