Story: Rabbits

Rabbit netting advertisement

Rabbit netting advertisement

The government and commercial firms began importing large quantities of rabbit netting in the 1880s. This advertisement for Dunedin hardware merchants selling rabbit netting and rabbit traps appeared in the Otago Witness in 1894.

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Reference: Otago Witness, 13 September 1894, p. 7

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Robert Peden, 'Rabbits - Rabbit fences', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008