Story: Pigs and the pork industry

Pig hunting (1st of 2)

Pig hunting

Dogs have long been partners in pig hunting, as depicted in ‘A New Zealand pig hunt: an old boar bailed up’, painted by E. Roper in 1870.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 1967/7/1
Watercolour by E. Roper

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How to cite this page:

Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Early farming and feral breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 July 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008