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Pig hunting, 1876

Pig hunting, 1876

Many English immigrants liked to think of New Zealand as a ‘better Britain’ – an England without the problems of a class society. One example of the ‘superiority’ of the New World was that ordinary people could hunt without the restraints of game laws.

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Reference: Illustrated New Zealand Herald, 1876.

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Values', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/2033/pig-hunting-1876 (accessed 17 April 2021)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015