We all need to keep our trees

We all need to keep our trees

Auckland is losing its trees at an alarming rate! Only 18% of Auckland’s urban area is covered by tree canopy: with only 6% over 20m in height and 64% under 10m. We need trees for many reasons. Let me explain … What is Auckland’s urban forest? Auckland’s urban forest is the realm of Te Waonui … Continued

Soil compaction and altering ground levels

When construction starts there are many opportunties to damage trees and vegetation. Try these prevention tips and help look after our urban forest.

Is this tree protected?

Before you do irreversible damage to Auckland’s urban forest, and potentially your wallet, a quick check to make sure any trees you intend on cutting or removing aren’t protected, can save problems arising further down the track.

Zero impact tree removal

For every garden where Tree King removes a tree, we will plant a free native tree anywhere on the property!  And it’s not just for tree removals!!  If you would like a free native tree to be planted in your urban forest, please let one of our quote managers know and we will arrange to … Continued

Why we need trees

Trees play a vital role in sustaining life on earth. They store carbon, stabilise the soil, give life to wildlife, and more importantly, they provide us with oxygen.

Last chance to prune your deciduous trees!

Winter is on its way out, but it is not too late to prune your trees.  Now is the best time for pruning most of your deciduous trees.  During the colder months the tree is dormant and has no leaves. This makes branch selection much easier when deciding where to make a correct cut.  The … Continued

Massive Phoenix Palm Removal

Removal of two large phoenix palms in Herne Bay, with some help from our good friends Ashton Cranes and Aaron’s Contracting. This job consisted of two road closures, 100 tonne crane and around 15 personnel. Because the trees were situated at the rear of the property (approximately 32m from the road) they had to be … Continued


“Excellent service polite staff. Arrived on time good cleanup on completion”

June 2019

“Fast workers – scheduled within a week of contact at my convenience. I liked how professional and automated the acceptance of the contract and invoicing was. All within a single email. Also attention paid to how much I wanted my trees trimmed. And although three trees were stumped – cleaned up well after themselves. They did such a good job, I won’t be needing them for a couple of years. But when I do – I know who to come back to!”

June 2019

“Great job by the Tree King lads removing our enormous Washingtonian palm and tidying up the trees on our section. Arrived exactly on time, job was completed quickly and to a very high standard. Would definitely recommend them and will be using their services again in the future :)”

September 2018

“…. I can not speak highly enough of the professionalism and efficiency of the crew. The tree work was not straight forward, however it was clear from the outset that the crew had taken the time to think through the logistics and details of the job…..”

November 2018

“Great job as usual, polite guys, cleaned up well and left the place looking great.”

October 2018

Facebook 5-star review

“Luke & team have been regularly maintaining our hedges for a couple of years. Great results, reliable & all round nice guys.”

April 2018

“….This is the second time we have used them for tree cutting, crown lifting, shaping and hedge cutting on a large scale. They are very professional, courteous, on time, tidy and produce the service and results they said they would….”

November 2018

“Very happy, responded to query fast with quote, job was done very well and garden immaculately tidy afterwards. Definitely recommend.”

October 2018

“Fantastic job on two large difficult trees to thin and shape. The 2 workers were very tidy, safe and pleasant. I will certainly use Tree King in the future.”

May 2019

“We have been working with Tree King for the last five years.  During this time we have found them efficient, co-operative and very safety conscience during any tree removal.  They are polite and professional to deal with.  We thoroughly recommend Tree King and its staff for a great job well done.”

Sampson & Stewart Builders Ltd