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Better understanding the key to recreational access – 11 June 2019

WorkSafe NZs recent policy clarification regarding the Health and Safety at Work Act and the current Walking Access Act Review are timely initiatives that will help preserve New Zealanders access to recreational opportunities…READ MORE

Perceived conflicts should not undermine Predator Free NZ – 21 May 2019

A report claiming that Predator Free NZ could be derailed by conflict over how to maintain biodiversity should not discourage New Zealanders from getting involved in conservation, says Game Animal Council Chair Don Hammond… READ MORE

Game Animal Council welcomes private land exemption to Arms Bill – 10 April 2019

The Game Animal Council has welcomed the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee’s recommendation that an exemption be included in the Arms Amendment Bill to allow for the continued management of game animals on private land… READ MORE


ZIP Aerial Possum Control – Perth Valley non-toxic prefeed bait application – 17 June 2019

Zero Invasive Predators (ZIP) intend to begin non-toxic prefeed baiting, via aerial application, at the Perth River valley in South Westland as part of Phase Two of their predator removal operation…READ MORE

Ospri Aerial Possum Control – Project Southern Ruapehu – 14 June

OSPRI New Zealand is planning an aerial operation to target possums in the Ruapehu area during Winter/Spring 2019…READ MORE

Commencement of Awatere aerial possum control – 5 June 2019

Vector Free Marlborough Limited has advised us that it will be commencing the aerial application of toxic bait to the Upper Awatere South control area in Marlborough, from daylight on Saturday 8 June 2019…READ MORE