George Russell is the horticulturist responsible for creating the Russell lupin that now plague our waterways and threaten our native wildlife. He received an MBE for is efforts in horticulture but could he of imagined the devastation his creation would cause?
The saying goes: “Never turn your back on a rabbit, especially in Central Otago”. But New Zealand has. And now the population has exploded - again. This week, Newsroom Investigates launches an in-depth series about the South Island rabbit rampage.
Watch the six part series from Newsroom online by clicking the link below.