Story: Conservation – a history

Conservation Day poster

Conservation Day poster

This poster, designed by Don Binney, was produced for Conservation Day in 1979. Since the 1960s, Binney has painted New Zealand’s birds and landscapes, helping raise the public profile of native birds.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-ENVIRONMENT-1979-01
Artwork by Don Binney

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - The need for conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015