This man is laying phosphorised pollard (wheat bran) around a rabbit warren, in 1960. Rabbits are naturally attracted to fresh scratching in the soil, so he uses a mattock to turn over a sod, and then places the poisoned bait on the fresh dirt.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 55 A 6605
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