Posted on Oct 01, 2018


Trees for Survival is an environmental education programme which involves young people growing and planting native trees to restore natural habitats by helping landowners revegetate erosion-prone land, improve stream flow and water quality and increase biodiversity.

The Trees for Survival programme creates community partnerships by engaging schools, their community, local businesses and Councils all working together to restore our natural heritage.

Seedling Plugs Prove A Hit!
Throughout the greater Auckland and Coromandel regions, Trees for Survival has provided seedlings as individual plugs,  rather than tiny seedlings in punnets, as had traditionally been done. Read more>>>
Matuku Link Wins Mayoral Award

P?teke photographed at Matuku Link by Jacqui Geux.


Sally Takes On New Role 

Trees for Survival has appointed Sally Clegg in the newly created Operations Manager role. Previous to this, Sally has worked as a Field Officer for Trees for Survival. She has a background in teaching and has been involved with Landcare planting out many sites on Awhitu Peninsula. Read more>>>
Celebrating 22 Trees for Survival Years with Moturoa School Read more>>>
Luka Francis Ruakere-Sutton, 10, and Brylee Rowe, 9, of Moturoa School.
Article by Simon O'Connor/Stuff

New Kid On The Block

It's been a busy term with planting days and potting on, plus there has been another addition to the Trees for Survival family. Read more>>>
Someone's sitting in the shade today because they planted a tree a long time ago. ~ Warren Buffet

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Trees for Survival also acknowledges the Rotary Clubs of New Zealand who support a number of schools in the Trees for Survival programme.