Story: Deer and deer farming

Deer – the menace

Deer, together with chamois and tahr, thrived and multiplied rapidly in New Zealand’s predator-free alpine and forest environments. This 1959 video shows bands of deer in the high country of the Southern Alps.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Mountain lands in jeopardy. National Film Unit, 1959

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Introduction and impact of deer', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/15797/deer-the-menace (accessed 16 November 2018)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008