Story: Hunting

Pig hunting

Watch pig hunters in the 1940s removing snouts and tails from pigs they have shot. Worried by a population explosion of wild pigs, in 1925 the government introduced a bounty scheme in which ‘one shilling or three rounds of ammunition’ would be paid for a snout and tail.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review No. 366. National Film Unit, 1948

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Carl Walrond, 'Hunting - Pig hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/15645/pig-hunting (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008