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 30 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 who holds a TRAQ (Tree Risk Assessment Qualification )and has had the privilege of training 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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Mike has always worked in horticulture. First as a qualified horticulturist, then on to England to specialize in Arboriculture, gaining his qualification at the world renowned Merrist Wood College. He has a passion for trees and loves helping people find solutions to live with great specimen trees in their gardens. He also is thrilled to see the next generation of Arborists come through and take over the "on tools" side of The Treeman. He selects the team based on skill and integrity and is very proud of the quality of The Treeman Arborsist.

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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 leader, 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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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. As a massive Warriors fan he is loyal chap who always has the team's back.

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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 and a great attitude. He is very skilled at felling trees and is particularly methodical with health and safety.

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Vince has been in the Arb industry for over 9 years and is a qualified and highly skilled Arborist. He enjoys working in large trees and is a stong and fearless climber. He is keen to push himself and nurture the trainees to grow and improve themselves too. He always wears a smile and has a great can-do attitude.

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Troy is a great asset to the Treeman team as a qualified arborist with an awesome work rate. He loves what he does and has a positive and upbeat personality. He is a knowledgeable and experienced climber with 6 years in the industry.


Jordan has always wanted to have a career climbing trees and we are thrilled to have him onboard working through his qualification. He likes to throw around a bit of banter and is is showing great potential in the trees as a fearless climber.

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Ollie has been part of The Treeman team for several years and is a hard grafter and a real asset to the team. He has plenty of cheeky chat with a ready smile and an answer for everything. Oli's specialty is tree species identification and loves to recite the latin names. Arboriculture is in his blood and he is proud to wear The Treeman kit.


As a qualified drainlayer Jack has switched careers to do what he always wanted to do and that is work in the trees. He is racing through his qualification with the practical and paperwork and showing great promise. He has a fantastic work ethic and is methodical in his approach.