In the heart of Mt Albert, Auckland, is one of the oldest gardens in NZ. The Sanctuary Mahi Whenua Community Garden was first planted by Maori in pre-European times and hasn’t been built on since. The vege gardens and food forest have been lovingly cared for over the years and flourished under the ownership of Carrington tech, now Unitec. But they face an uncertain future following the sale of the lands to Housing NZ. Despite assurances, the gardens remain zoned for residential development. Vincent is on a break this week so handed the reigns to writer and sustainability advisor Sarah Heeringa to interview gardens curator Trevor Crosby.

This podcast first appeared at The Feed Weekly.

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