Emergency Arborist Services

Any time of the day, anywhere in Wellington

Our Emergency Tree Services

Are you facing a tree emergency in the Kapiti Coast? Whether it’s storm damage, fallen branches, or dangerous trees, Elite Arboriculture is here to help. As a qualified arborist, we offer emergency tree services to the local community 24/7.

At Elite Arboriculture, we understand that tree emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of emergency tree services to help you deal with any tree-related problem that may arise on your property or public land.

Pruning and Trimming

If you have a fallen tree or a dangerous branch that poses a risk to your property or safety, our emergency tree removal service can help. Our team will come equipped with the latest methods and equipment to remove the tree safely and efficiently.

Storm Damage

During storms, trees are susceptible to damage due to strong winds and heavy rain. If you have experienced storm damage to your trees, our emergency tree services can help you clear the debris and make your property safe again.

Tree Health

Weak joins and crossing branches are some of the things we keep an eye on in trees with an aim to remove before they cause an issue. removing grasses from base and providing mulch are basic things you can do to help your tree be healthy and strong and full of vigour.

If your tree looks unhappy often there is a contributing factor like pests or disease or maybe environmental. We can help to keep your tree happy and healthy. 

If you have a tree emergency caused by natural causes, such as disease or pests, our team can provide expert advice and help you restore your tree’s health. We can also remove dead trees or branches that pose a risk to your property or the public.

Planting and Mulching

We can help you find the right trees for the right spaces. Away from hazards and overhead lines and choosing the right species.

If you’re after advice or if you would like us to take care of your planting we would be happy to do that for you. It’s a nice change from the removals we sometimes do and gives the team a sense of giving back to the environment.

Felling & Removal

Cutting back wild growth to free up more sunlight on your property, removing damaged or diseased branches and restoring the aesthetic beauty of your space are just some areas where our expert pruning services can help you tidy up and restore order to your land.

Elite Arboriculture will grind and remove any stump, no matter how old it may be or who cut down the original tree.


For trees in tight or tricky locations, we offer dismantling services to remove them safely and efficiently, like a game of pick-up sticks. Our qualified arborists will surgically slice each branch and section of the trunk and remove them individually, minimizing the risk of falls and property damage.

If you have a tree emergency on the Kapiti Coast in Wellington, contact Elite Arboriculture for prompt and professional emergency tree services. Our team of qualified arborists is always ready to help you deal with any tree-related problem safely and efficiently.

What is an emergency arborist?

An emergency arborist is a trained professional who provides emergency tree services, such as tree removal, pruning, trimming, and planting, in response to urgent situations like storm damage, fallen trees, and dangerous branches.

When should I call an emergency arborist?

You should call an emergency arborist as soon as possible if you have a tree emergency, such as fallen trees or dangerous branches, that poses a risk to your property or public land. Also, you should contact an emergency arborist if you notice signs of damage or decay, like cracks, splits, or fungi on your trees.

What kind of services does an emergency arborist provide?

An emergency arborist provides a range of tree services, including tree removal, pruning, trimming, planting, and dismantling. They also offer stump grinding and mulching services, as well as advice on how to maintain healthy trees.

Do I need to have a council permit for emergency tree removal?

In some cases, you may need to have a council permit for emergency tree removal, especially if the tree is on public land or is protected by local laws. It's best to consult with a qualified arborist or the local council to determine the regulations in your area.

How do I know if my trees are at risk of falling?

Some signs that your trees may be at risk of falling include cracks or splits in the trunk, leaning or tilting trees, hollow or decayed trunks, and fungi or mushrooms growing on the trunk or branches. If you notice any of these signs, it's important to contact an emergency arborist to assess the risk and provide the necessary services.

What kind of equipment do emergency arborists use?

Emergency arborists use the latest methods and equipment, including chainsaws, ropes, pulleys, and cranes, to safely and efficiently remove trees, trim branches, and prune trees. They also wear personal protective equipment, such as hard hats, gloves, and safety glasses, to ensure their safety and the safety of others.

How long does an emergency tree removal job take?

The duration of an emergency tree removal job depends on several factors, such as the size and location of the tree, the level of damage, and the weather conditions. Generally, it takes a short while to remove a small tree, but it may take longer for larger and more complex trees.

Can an emergency arborist help me with tree planting?

Yes, an emergency arborist can help you with tree planting, including finding the right trees for the right spaces, choosing the right species, and providing mulch and advice on how to maintain healthy trees. They can also take care of the planting for you if you prefer.

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