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Mossburn, deer capital

Mossburn, deer capital

New Zealand’s first deer farm was established at Mossburn in 1972. The deer industry is the biggest employer in the township. The statue is crowned by genuine stag’s antlers.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Northern Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20184/mossburn-deer-capital (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015