23 Jan 2019

Western Springs pines removal to go ahead despite opposition

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 23 January 2019

Auckland Council is removing 13 huge pine tree today despite residents of Westmere being up in arms over the decision. The pines are among a stand of around 200 trees that the council has applied to remove through the resource consent process. Residents have gathered to express their dismay, and Lisa Prager is a spokesperson for the protesters who are occupying West View Road at the moment. She talks to Susie Ferguson.