Finding the best solution for trees and people to live in harmony.

About us




Mike Jarvis – Owner/Operator

Mike Jarvis, along with his wife Trish, lead The Treeman team which opened for business in 2005. With 35 years as a qualified horticulturist and arborist who trained at one of the best arboricultural colleges in the world, Mike’s knowledge of trees is exceptional. As members of the NZ Arboriculture Association you can be confident we have the skills required to take care of your tree needs professionally. We hold a Site Safe passport which gives added confidence we comply with health and safety standards when working on your site.

Mike is a New Zealand Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZPITO) Assessor and has had the privilege to train many arborists. He has put together a brilliant team who are highly skilled and perform at the standard The Treeman demands, with honesty and integrity.


We offer a full range of quality tree services at affordable prices

Meet Our Team Of Professionals At The Treeman

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Brian's career with Mike spans more than 25 years. He has exceptional experience and knowledge about trees and has a brilliant eye and finesse in creating natural aesthetics in pruning trees. He is well loved by our long-term clients and keeps a watchful and protective eye on our new arborists.

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Dave came to us looking for a career change and successfully qualified with an advanced certificate in Arboriculture. He is an excellent climber, and along with Mike. supports the training of the latest recruits to The Treeman. He is also a proud dad of 3 and enjoys spending time playing with the kids.

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Kane has been honing his arboriculture skills for many years and joined us in 2022. He moved up to Auckland from Christchurch with his gorgeous daughter and is well-liked by our clients. He has a great work ethic and enormous respect for the industry. Kane is continuing his professional development to complete his qualifications with Mike.


Paul is a fully qualified Arborist who is fearless in the tree. He is strong and agile, and is an exceptional climber. He brings an interesting eclectic mix of music to the workplace educating and amusing other members of the team.

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Brody started with The Treeman after leaving school and is now a qualified Arborist. He comes from an impressive lineage, with his dad and uncle both being superb climbers working with Mike more than 20 years ago.

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Issac has made the switch from forestry and has settled in as though he has always been a Treeman Arborist. He is a hard grafter with contagious positivity. He is very skilled at felling trees and is completing his training to become a qualified Arborist.

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The Team

All the crew unite to form an awesome team with an incredible amount of professionalism and integrity. They are friendly, and generous with their advice, and great at their job. You will not be disappointed when you use The Treeman for your tree care needs.