24 Jun 2021

Stoats getting wise to old styles of trapping

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 24 June 2021

They're small, they're cunning and they're killing our native birds.

Stoats were first introduced to New Zealand in the late 19th century to control rabbits and quickly had a devastating effect on bird life.

Now Auckland Council rangers in one of the city's regional parks say the pests are getting smart to age-old trapping techniques.

Katie Doyle has the story.