Kōrero: Fire and agriculture

Spraying gorse

Spraying gorse

A helicopter sprays a herbicide to get rid of gorse – a job that was once done by burning. Spraying is more controlled than burning, which always carried the risk of fires spreading.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048830

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Fire and agriculture - Burning in modern agriculture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15223/spraying-gorse (accessed 24 July 2021)

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