Kōrero: Rabbits

Minutes of evidence

Minutes of evidence

In 1876, Parliament set up a select committee to inquire into the rabbit nuisance. This is an excerpt from the evidence given to the committee by William Beetham, who owned land in the Wairarapa. The committee recommended the introduction of a bill to compel land occupiers to keep rabbits in check.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives (New Zealand), 1876, I-5, p. 4

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Robert Peden, 'Rabbits - The role of government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/15271/minutes-of-evidence (accessed 8 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008