Kōrero: Farming and the environment

Native tussock grasslands (3 o 3)

In the mid-19th century, tussock grasslands ranged from alpine snow grass to lowland sward grass. By the start of the 21st century, a large proportion had been converted to farmland, with native grasses replaced by introduced pasture species.

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Source: Alan Mark and Bruce McLennan, 'The conservation status of New Zealand’s indigenous grasslands.' University of Otago School of Business (last accessed 3 June 2008)

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Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, 'Farming and the environment - Early changes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/17882/native-tussock-grasslands (accessed 17 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008