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  1. The classic David Bellamy native bush service announcement.


With his impassioned enthusiasm and trademark beard, English naturalist David Bellamy made this well known 1989 community service message for the Department of Conservation. “It’s a nasty, horrible plant and it’s smothering and killing New Zealand’s native bush, and that is a catastrophe ... a trim is not enough — we’ve got to destroy it in every way we can — old man’s beard must go!”. Bellamy is a long-term advocate for the conservation of NZ’s natural heritage, presenting the Moa’s Ark series, as well as famously promoting Woolmark carpet.

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 Aysha Haynes

Aysha Haynes

im doing a scientific research assignment on this. And from what i've found i think it must go as well. It grows rapidly so it will be a mission LOL


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