1 Nov 2019

Possums vs power poles on Banks Peninsula

From Checkpoint, 5:49 pm on 1 November 2019

A Conservation Department (DOC) ranger has just taken up a very specialised five-year-role in Canterbury's Banks Peninsula.

Oscar Ashton's new, full-time job is hunting wily possums that have learnt how to climb concrete power poles.

RNZ reporter Katie Todd has the story.