Arms Legislation Bill requires significant improvement – 23 October 2019

The Game Animal Council (GAC) has appeared before Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Select Committee to outline significant issues with the Arms Legislation Bill…READ MORE

Firearms legislation must be fair to hunters – 14 September 2019

The Game Animal Council is concerned that the Government’s second tranche of firearms legislation  may contain unreasonable provisions that will unfairly impact hunters…READ MORE

Game Animal Council supports new tahr plan – 10 September 2019

The Tahr Control Operational Plan for 2019-2020, which runs until 30 June 2020, has been released by the Department of Conservation…READ MORE

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

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


Perceived conflicts should not undermine Predator Free NZ – 21 May 2019
Arms Amdt Bill will not significantly impact recreational hunting – 2 April 2019
MSSA’s unnecessary for recreational hunting – 20 March 2019
Responsible tahr management can benefit everyone – 5 March 2019
Predator control funding welcomed – 19 February 2019
Responsible tahr management can benefit everyone – 5 March 2019
New Tactical Plan for Tahr Management Agreed – 2 October 2018