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New Game Animal Councillors – 13 August 2019

Sharon Salmons, Tim Gale and Steve McFall have all been appointed by Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage to serve on the Council until November 2021…READ MORE

GAC General Manager position advertised – 8 August 2019

The GAC is currently advertising for a new GM (independent contractor) to lead the organisation’s operations. This is a great opportunity to work for the preservation and enhancement of hunting in NZ…READ MORE

Hunters concerned with second round of firearms reforms – 23 July 2019

The Government’s second round of firearms reforms has hunters concerned that they will be burdened with onerous and unnecessary compliance and costs…READ MORE

Review of the Walking Access Act 2008 – July 2019

The GAC strongly supports the continuation of the Walking Access Commission as a statutory body under the Walking Access Act. The ability to access the New Zealand outdoors for both domestic and international visitors is essential…READ MORE


Next Game Animal Council Meeting – 15 August

The next Game Animal Council meeting is taking place on Wednesday 28 August 2019 at 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch…READ MORE

Aerial possum control – Clarence Valley – 23 July 2019

Vector Free Marlborough Limited will be commencing the aerial application of 1080 bait to the Clarence Valley control area in Marlborough, from daylight on Wednesday 24th July 2019…READ MORE

Details of Firearms Buy-Back Scheme announced – 20 June 2019

The Government has announced details of the six-month buy-back and amnesty scheme…READ MORE

African Swine Fever – Biosecurity information for hunters – 19 June 2019

Important biosecurity information regarding African Swine Fever for hunters of wild pigs…READ MORE