Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Three little pigs

Three little pigs

Stewart Island has been pig-free for many years. Gavin Ferguson is photographed here with his three Berkshire pigs which were relocated to the mainland after he learned that pigs were not allowed on Stewart Island. Wild pigs can cause considerable damage to native habitats.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 8 November 2008, p. 27
Photograph by Peter McIntosh

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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015