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WELLINGTON INNER CITY BY-PASS: Community garden created despite threats from Transit NZ


Despite threats from Transit NZ, a community garden has been
created in Crown owned Buller St Carpark, by people opposing the Wellington
inner-city 'Bypass'.

This afternoon about 20-30 people started gardening, digging holes and
planting native trees and other plants all over the carpark, ignoring
Transit who arrived to threaten them with arrest. Protesters also
ignored the 10-15 police who turned up and took names and warned of arrests
but didn't make any. Like the community gardens in Tonks Avenue and Kensington Street,
the Buller St carpark was an empty lot destined for the controversial
inner-city bypass and reclaimed by anti-bypass protestors.

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