A national park ranger (right) talks to two hunters at Lake Manapōuri in Fiordland National Park, in 1968. Following the National Parks Act 1952, a ranger service was set up. By 1961 it employed 22 trained rangers who raised awareness of national parks and ensured that people behaved responsibly while visiting them.
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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
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Photograph by R. Anderson
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