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Kenepuru Sound, South Island, New Zealand. Photo: EDS
February 26, 2021

A new report condemns the system for failing to protect our landscapes and calls for more direction from central government. The Environmental Defence Society's just released Synthesis Report argues national and local policy is disjointed and fragmented, with protection of nationally important landscapes often left to small councils. The report presents case studies on the Mackenzie Basin, Banks Peninsula, the Waitākere Ranges and the Hauraki Gulf Islands...

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