A national park ranger (right) talks to two hunters at Lake Manapōuri in Fiordland National Park, in 1968. Following the National Parks Act 1952, a ranger service was set up. By 1961 it employed 22 trained rangers to raise awareness of national parks and ensure that people behaved responsibly in them.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6539/A84,668
Photograph by R. Anderson
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