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Changing South: How do you grow the good stuff?

As part of a series about life in the South Island, this video takes a look at the new urban gardeners of Christchurch

Buildings once stood where lettuces now thrive, in the centre of our second biggest city.

They produce more than vegetables here - they’re growing opportunities for young people.

As part of a series Newsroom is running over summer, Christchurch documentary-maker Gerard Smyth takes a look at Cultivate Christchurch - an urban farm attracting nationwide attention.

The series, called Changing South, looks at life the South Island – the people, the places and how events like the Christchurch earthquake have had a lasting impact. 

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