Story: Deer and deer farming

Deer culling

Where a helicopter can be used for deer culling, it allows a large area to be covered in a day. However, hunting on foot is sometimes also needed for deer that have taken cover. In this video, a hunter working for the Department of Conservation uses both techniques on the illegally introduced deer population in Northland.

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - The 2000s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 July 2024)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008