Kōrero: Conservation – a history

‘Save your forests’

This poster was made in 1929 by the Native Bird Protection Society. They were a lonely voice – it took almost 40 years before there was widespread public awareness of the damage that had been done to native forests.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-ENVIRONMENT-1929-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - The need for conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/13895/save-your-forests (accessed 21 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 3 Aug 2015