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Sweeping change to stop biodiversity crisis – Farah Hancock, Newsroom

It’s believed a Canterbury farmer destroyed a third of New Zealand’s population of muehlenbeckia astonii shrub when he cleared land on Kaitorete Spit for grazing. Photo: supplied.

Described as a “breakthrough” and a “game-changer”, a draft report aimed at halting New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis calls for sweeping measures covering conservation and private land.

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