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Kunekune pigs

Kunekune pigs

Kune is a Māori word meaning fat and round – aptly describing the rotund kunekune pig, which eats whatever it finds.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Early farming and feral breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008