Story: Hunting

Tourist poster

Tourist poster

New Zealand is promoted as a climbing, hunting and fishing destination in this 1927 government poster. Within a decade, deer numbers had reached such levels that all protection had been removed, and the government employed cullers to reduce the deer population.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-TOURISM-NZ-1927-01

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Hunting - Deer stalking and culling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/15622/tourist-poster (accessed 9 April 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008