Story: Deer and deer farming

Deer – the menace

Deer, together with chamois and tahr, thrived and multiplied rapidly in New Zealand’s predator-free alpine and forest environments. This 1959 video shows bands of deer in the high country of the Southern Alps.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Mountain lands in jeopardy. National Film Unit, 1959

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Introduction and impact of deer', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008