Kōrero: Conservation – a history

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1080 poison is often dropped from planes in remote areas to control possums. In the 1990s these bags of 1080 were tipped into a tractor scoop, to be loaded into a plane.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10035523
Photograph by Keith Broome

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Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Control of introduced animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13912/loading-1080 (accessed 21 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015