Expert Tree Services at a Great Competitive Rate – Canterbury – Free Call 0800 354 838

Elite TreesChristchurch Arborists

Your Local Arborist Specialist - Servicing Christchurch & Canterbury

Welcome To

Elite Trees

Trees and shrubs are fantastic things to have in our landscape. They provide many benefits such as shade, structure and street appeal.

Elite trees have qualified and expert arborists to work on your protected trees. Depending on the situation you may require a resource consent to prune your protected trees. Elite trees can do this on your behalf, with over 10 years experience with protected trees, our arborists have build strong relationships with the council making this process easy for you the client.

Elite Trees mission is simple, to supply expert knowledge to our clients, along with expert tree work at a great competitive rate, with customer satisfaction and a high quality of work our main priority.

Elite Trees prides itself of offering expert advice to our clients. Talking you through your tree work/quote and keeping you involved 100% of the way. Open lines of communication is the only way to make sure you and your trees get the best result that is deserved. We have qualified arborists to undertake your tree work. Elite Trees believes in growing its people so all the team are either qualified or working towards an appropriate qualification.

Elite Trees approach is to offer expert tree advice/service and customer satisfaction. One of our qualified staff will come out and view your trees with a free no obligation completive quote. If the quote is accepted, you will be given an estimated date of completion. Closer to that date you will be contacted to give a confirmed date and time. As making sure that the job is completed to your satisfaction, you will be contacted to make sure you are happy with the work completed before an invoice is sent out. Our people are very honest and friendly and are here to help as much as they can – at any part of the process we encourage our customers to ask any questions they may have.

About Us &

What We Do

Managing director of Elite Trees Chris Latimer has over 15 years of experience, both in forestry and the arboriculture industry.

Chris is originally from Geraldine where there are plenty of native bush nearby and where the hills are covered in pine forests. This is where the love for trees came from and saw Chris start his career within the forestry industry. After 5 years working in the forests of Geraldine, Chris moved his career to Christchurch and entered into the arboriculture industry.

Chris has spent over 10 years working for a residential tree company within Christchurch with the last 4 years managing a team of up to 12 arborists. Through Chris’ vast experience and skills gained as an experienced tree climber Chris has been part of both regional and national climbing competitions with his expertise recognised Chris now participates as a judge for regional competitions.

Chris joined forces with James Emery and together Elite Tree’s was born. James brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as a successful business owner and recognises the potential Elite Tree’s has to be an extraordinary business offering a first class tree service within Christchurch.

Expert Tree Services At A Great Competitive Rate

Reduction & Shaping

We provide tree topping services.

Hedge Trimming

We service any size hedge.

Thinning & Pruning

Schedule your regular maintenance.

Tree Removal

We provide tree removal services.

Tree Reports

Consultancy & tree health assessments.


Selection advice and help with planting.

Protected Trees

Contact us for an obligation Free quote.

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