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Regenerating AOTEAROA

Right now, there’s a palpable sense of possibility in the air. The Covid-19 crisis has been difficult and devastating, but there’s also a feeling that this disruption could be what we need to make widespread change.


That’s why it’s been amazing seeing the words ‘regenerative agriculture’ popping up in the news lately. At Greenpeace, we’ve long campaigned against industrial dairy intensification, synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and farming practices that pollute our waterways and pump out greenhouse gas emissions. Now we’re calling for the Government to invest in shifting New Zealand to regenerative agriculture as part of the Covid-19 economic recovery plan, and to ensure funding is provided in the years to come. Industrial dairying is New Zealand’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter, and we’ve seen the damage it can do to our waterways. Many of us have had the experience

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