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EUGENIE SAGE: Greens' RMA reform bottom lines

Eugenie Sage
Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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Eugenie Sage
Tue, 13 Oct 2020
For more than three months, hundreds of Aucklanders have worked in shifts to stop 100-year old tōtara, pōhutukawa, and pūriri trees on Canal Road in Avondale from being cut down.This battle to protect nature and accessible green space as our biggest city grows is a symptom of a far wider issue for the next government to resolve.Cities and towns can be places where people and nature thrive, together. But the laws that govern urban planning, housing development, and environmental protection are past their use-by date. When the Resource...

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