Kōrero: Conservation – a history

Deer control, Fiordland

Deer control, Fiordland

From 1965, helicopters were used in deer control operations. This helicopter is recovering carcasses and delivering them to the Ranginui, moored in Fiordland National Park, in 1971. The deer were later sold as wild venison. Since the 1990s, deer can be killed for sale only in a licensed slaughterhouse.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10058004

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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/13926/deer-control-fiordland (accessed 25 January 2022)

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