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

Makarora 1080 Operation – 14 October

DoC have informed us that an aerial 1080 operation in the Makarora, Wilkin, Young, Blue, Cameron and Fish Valleys within Mt Aspiring National Park will occur on Tuesday 15th October and Wednesday 16th October (weather permitting)…READ MORE

Guidance for Organisations on form submissions on Arms Legislation Bill – 26 September 2019

Submissions are now open on the Arms Legislation Bill. The following information has been prepared by the Office of the Clerk to assist organisations who may facilitate form submissions…READ MORE

Routeburn, Caples, Dart 1080 operation using deer repellent – 19 September 2019

DoC have confirmed that an aerial application of poison cereal baits containing 1080 will occur in the Dart, Routeburn and Caples Valleys on Friday 20 September. The bait will include deer repellent as per the negotiated agreement with GAC and the NZDA…READ MORE

GAC General Manager position advertised – 8 August 2019

The GAC is currently advertising for a new GM (independent contractor) to lead the organisation’s operations. This is a great opportunity to work for the preservation and enhancement of hunting in NZ…READ MORE

Aerial possum control – Clarence Valley – 23 July 2019

Vector Free Marlborough Limited will be commencing the aerial application of 1080 bait to the Clarence Valley control area in Marlborough, from daylight on Wednesday 24th July 2019…READ MORE

ZIP Aerial Possum Control – Perth Valley non-toxic prefeed bait application – 24 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

South Westland pest control operations – 21 June 2019

DoC has informed us that they intend to conduct aerial pest control operations in the areas known as Abbey Rocks and the Mataketake, Whakapohai, Moeraki (MWM) from 1 July…READ MORE

Details of Firearms Buy-Back Scheme announced – 20 June 2019

The Government has announced details of the six-month buy-back and amnesty scheme…READ MORE

Applying for an endorsement and permit to possess prohibited items – 19 June 2019

Information from NZ Police regarding the application process for an endorsement and permit to possess prohibited items following the changes in firearms legislation since 12 April 2019…READ MORE