Green spaces found to have lasting effect on wellbeing

BBC news is reporting a study that shows living near green spaces has a sustained effect – it improves wellbeing and it stays improved beyond the effect of a lottery win.
The study was undertaken in the UK and it would be interesting to find out if the NZ General Social Survey can be used to find out if holds true here.

The survey is reported on BBC News. You need to subscriber to Psychological Science to get hold of the full text but the abstract is here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23613211

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