New Zealand town where Easter is all about wiping about bunnies

New Zealand town where Easter is all about wiping about bunnies

The Guardian

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Thousands of vermin that plague farms are culled in annual Great Easter Bunny Hunt centred on Alexandra, Central Otago

New Zealand hunters have celebrated a return to tradition this Easter: shooting thousands of rabbits, an introduced species that threatens the country’s biodiversity as well as agriculture.

The Great Easter Bunny Hunt – where hundreds of hunters gather in Alexandra, Central Otago, to make a dent in the regional rabbit population – was held this weekend for the first time since 2017.

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