Kōrero: Deer and deer farming

Velvet for sale

Velvet for sale

It is not the velvet covering but the soft inner tissue that is prized by Asians for its health-giving properties. This display in Taipei shows sliced velvet in jars with a whole deer antler.

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Deer Industry New Zealand
Photograph by Vanessa Crowley

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - The 2000s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15831/velvet-for-sale (accessed 26 July 2021)

He kōrero nā Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008