The Game Animal Council is right behind the Hunters for Conservation initiative and all they do to encourage and promote hunter-led conservation initiatives around Aotearoa. You can find out more about Hunters for Conservation and how to get involved at their Facebook page here.

Aotearoa NZ Biodiversity Strategy

The New Zealand Game Animal Council welcomes the inclusion of valued introduced species into Te Mana o Te Taiao – Aotearoa New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy 2020. You can read more here.


GAC also endeavours to support our partners within the hunting sector who are carrying out critical conservation work, including:

Fiordland Wapiti Foundation Whio Programme
Central North Island Sika Foundation Whio Recovery Project

GAC 1080 Policy

GAC’s position on the use of 1080 poison to control animal pests in New Zealand can be found here.