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


Become a GAC Councillor!

We are currently accepting nominations for positions on the Game Animal Council. The deadline for nominations is 24 February 2020. The nomination form is available here.


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


Matukituki pre-feed operation – 25 November 2019

The Department of Conservation is carrying out a predator control operation in the Matukituki Valley…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