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Discount Policy Review – Proposed Policy Changes

Our submission on the third round of public consultation on DOC’s review of its discounts policy for recreational facilities and services…READ MORE

2022-23 Annual Report

The Game Animal Council has published our 2022-23 Annual Report. This covers many of our activities, as well as our financial performance over the last financial year…READ IT HERE

Better Hunting

The Game Animal Council has launched our brand new online hunter training platform, Better Hunting, and it is available and free to use for hunters and other backcountry users wanting to further develop their skills…READ MORE

Valuing White-tailed Deer on Stewart Island/Rakiura

Highlight results of our survey to determine what white-tailed deer on Stewart Island/Rakiura and the hunting experience mean to the New Zealand hunting community are available HERE.

OSPRI National Aerial Operations Plan 2024

GAC’s submission and advice to OSPRI on the proposed National Aerial Operations Plan 2024…READ MORE

New research supports managing deer for biodiversity over carbon storage

New research shows deer have little impact on the carbon storage of our intact indigenous forests and supports biodiversity protection as the primary goal of deer management…READ MORE

The Stalk – Spring 2023

The spring 2023 edition of The Stalk e-newsletter is out…READ IT HERE.