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After the Port Hills fire: Replanting

Emily O'Connell
Annabelle Brewer
Hope Papali'i

The first public effort since February's fires has taken place.

It's going to take centuries to for the Port Hills to recover after many hectares of trees and bush were lost in the February fires.

Five percent of the burnt land belongs to the Christchurch City Council and replanting there is under way.