Rat numbers rocket: Exterminators busy, Forest & Bird worried

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Aug 16, 20193m
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Rat numbers rocket: Exterminators busy, Forest & Bird worried
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Exploding rat populations across New Zealand have conservationists worried and exterminators busy. It's been blamed on a mega mast year - which basically means there is more food for predators. And that's having an impact on many parts of the country, with reports of mega rats causing havoc in urban areas and putting endangered bird life at risk in the forests. Logan Church reports.

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