Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time the familiar scent of pine filled your home—because we all know the festive season isn’t really complete without an extravagantly decorated tree.
To make things easy for you, we’ve created this list of the best places to buy your Christmas tree in Auckland this year—now you have no reason to procrastinate! None of that fake business, unless you're allergic. In that case we shall make an exception.
Misa Christmas Tree Farm
OG Christmas tree purveyors Misa Christmas Tree Farm know their stuff—they’ve been around for 78 years and have become the go-to Christmas tree spot for a lot of Aucklanders. This Mt Eden farm has a range of different sizes fit for any household and even has giant Christmas trees for the most extravagant Christmas-lover. They will also collect and recycle your tree after the season has ended, because no one wants sad brown trees to go to landfill.
Mount Gabriel Christmas Tree Farms
Drury or Mangere Bridge
Have you ever wanted to cut your own Christmas tree down? At Mount Gabriel Christmas Tree Farms they offer just that at either of their farms at Drury or Mangere Bridge. Committed to the environment they also accept old trees for mulching on their farm regardless of whether you bought yours from them or not. Tree nerds will appreciate that there are five types of tree to choose from, including the much maligned, needle shedding, foot stabbing Norway spruce that you find in houses in the UK.
Festivity Christmas Trees
Hand-picked and freshly cut, Festivity Christmas Trees offer both delivery and pick up, or, if you’re keen to bask in that festive pine needle scent there are four retail outlets to choose from. Catch them at Howick, Kohimarama, Remuera, Pt. Chev and Mt Eden to get into the festive season with a fresh and vibrant tree. For those who would prefer to leave the hoisting and heavy lifting to the experts—and who doesn't?—Festivity will even deliver your tree and put it up for you with none of the to-me, to-you, left a bit, right a bit nonsense we're used to. Oh, they'll also take it down and take it away 12 days after Christmas for a small extra fee. Winning!
Whenuapai Christmas Tree Farm
Shopping for Christmas trees ain't always easy. But listen up West Aucklanders, here is your chance to make it easy for yourself and pick one from the barn at Whenuapai Christmas Tree Farm. They are well experienced in this field as they have been around for over 20 years so it is ensured that the tree is fresh and looking fancy this Christmas.
St Nick’s Christmas Trees
St Nick’s cultivates each tree for more than three years and are cut in the morning to get to you that day. St Nick’s will deliver your perfectly fresh tree Auckland wide—no excuses to put it off this year. Delivering over 5,000 trees a year these guys know their stuff. After all, is there anything better than the smell of a fresh Christmas tree?
Pickapine Christmas Trees
Get your best tree-picking hat on and nab the best tree early with Pickapine’s tagging service, where you can choose your tree and pick it up when you’re ready. Win-win.
Noel’s Christmas Tree
South Head Peninsula
Getting in the Christmas spirit but have limited space? Noel’s Christmas Trees offers table topper Christmas trees, as well as standard and premium trees. Some of the best Christmas trees in Auckland if we do say so ourselves.
Still haven't booked that Christmas shindig? Look no further than our great list of places to have your work Christmas do.
Image credit: Michael Voroshnin, Festivity, Pickapine