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Auckland 'behind the eight ball' in making urban areas green

Posted on Sun, 2017-11-26 14:34 by APowell

Auckland has the best climate in the world for green roofing, but high costs and few incentives means it hasn't taken off, a Crown research institute says. 

Landcare Research ecologist Robyn Simcock said Auckland was falling behind the international trend of building green roofs and walls to combat the negative effects of urban development.