Kōrero: Conservation – a history

The impact of erosion

In the late 1940s and early 1950s the Soil and Rivers Control Council made several films to educate farmers about soil erosion. In this clip, W. L. Newnham, chair of the council, discusses the impact of erosion, and explains how tree planting can be used to stabilise land.

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Reference: Chairman's speech on soil conservation. National Film Unit, 1950

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Soil conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/13918/the-impact-of-erosion (accessed 30 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015