Story: Marlborough places

Arapawa Island goats

Goats have a lengthy history on Arapawa Island. In this 2008 news item, the late Betty Rowe, an island resident and strong advocate for the animals, discusses their heritage. However, Department of Conservation staff are concerned about their impact on native plants.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Arapawa Island to Port Underwood', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015