Story: Conservation – a history

Manapōuri petition

This television news clip shows the petition against the raising of Lake Manapōuri being delivered to Parliament in 1970. With more than 260,000 signatures, the petition required many boxes.

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Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Environmental activism, 1966–1987', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 September 2023)

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