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13th June, 2011
New Zealanders identify strongly with the land. Even those who have never spent a night in a back-country hut or gone to sleep to the sound of rain falling on a tent like to think they could if they wanted to. New Zealanders consider access to the outdoors a birthright, even if many never actually take it up. For all that it is fashionable to say New Zealand is not as green as its citizens like to think it is – and like to portray abroad – vast tracts of native forests still remain, and 30% of New Zealand lies within the conservation estate. That sounds good in theory, but in practice ...

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