Story: Goats and goat farming

Goat culling

Because of the damage that feral goats do to native vegetation, they are periodically culled. Hunters must be fit and skilful, and accurate shots over long distances. These hunters are shooting goats in Marlborough, in 1946.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 260. National Film Unit, 1946

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Allan Gillingham, 'Goats and goat farming - Goats in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008