Tiakina Ngā Manu predator control operations paused under alert level 4 – 30 March 2020

DOC is pausing its Tiakina Ngā Manu predator control operations, as non-essential work is halted under COVID-19 alert level 4, and staff and contractors self-isolate at home…READ MORE


NZ hunting businesses: COVID-19 support – 17 March 2020

The Government has announced a $12.1 billion support package to assist New Zealanders and businesses get through…More information on the package and how to access it is available here


Next Game Animal Council Meeting – February 2020

The next Game Animal Council meeting is taking place on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 February 2020 at the Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Auckland…READ MORE


Perth Valley pre-feed operation – 16 January 2020

ZIP’s intention is to undertake a second round of small-scale non-toxic prefeed baiting, via aerial application, at localised sites within the Perth River valley project…READ MORE


Additional Matukituki pre-feed operation – 14 January

The Department of Conservation is reapplying pre-feed for their predator control operation in the Matukituki Valley…READ MORE


Prohibited Firearms Pest Management Exemption Process – December 2019

A summary of the criteria and how to apply for an endorsement and permit to possess prohibited firearms for animal control…READ MORE


Firearms Prohibition Orders consultation – 14 November 2019

The Government is considering introducing a Firearms Prohibition Order regime in New Zealand. Police are seeking the public’s views on whether such a regime should be introduced…READ MORE