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


Brian's career with Mike spans more than 20 years. He has exceptional experience and knowledge about trees and has a brilliant eye and finesse in creating natural aesthetics in pruning trees.


Dave came to us 6 years ago for a career change and has 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 to the newest up and coming member of the team.

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Luke came to us from school and while working with The Treeman gained his full Arborist qualification. Luke leads his crew with enormous responsibility demanding a high degree of professionalism at all times. He can climb anything.


Lee came to us straight from school after persistently asking for a job. He is passionate about his career and is now a fully qualified arborist capable of transforming a problematic tree into something beautiful.


Paul worked for us part time while working through his qualification at MIT, and now as a fully qualified Arborist, he is full time. He is strong and agile, and shows great potential as an exceptional climber.

The Team

All the lads 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.