Next Game Animal Council meeting

The next GAC meeting will take place at 9am on Friday 19 February 2021 at the West Plaza Hotel, 110 Wakefield Street Wellington.

GAC looking for Policy Advisor (fixed-term)

The Game Animal Council is looking to employ a Policy Advisor to contribute to hunting and conservation in New Zealand…READ MORE

Hunters needed for conservation boards

DOC is now accepting nominations for conservation board appointments and the Game Animal Council (GAC) is encouraging hunters to get their applications in…READ MORE

New firearms laws and what they mean

In June 2020, the Arms Act was significantly amended. Some of the changes to the Arms Act will come into effect immediately. Others will come into force in six months – December 2020, some in 12 months (June 2021), some in two years (June 2022) and the final provisions – the registry – in three years…READ MORE

Hunters urged to use Tahr Returns App

With the tahr rut upon us and people heading back into the hills following the COVID-19 lockdown the Game Animal Council is encouraging tahr hunters to make use of the new Tahr Returns App…READ MORE

businesses: COVID-19 support

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