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DOC proposes hunter-led tahr control
11 May 2021   /

DOC proposes hunter-led tahr control

A hunter-led approach to tahr management in planning for South Rakaia/Rangitata.


Police to duck hunters: be vigilant about safety
30 Apr 2021  

Police to duck hunters: be vigilant about safety

Duck hunters are being urged to be vigilant about safety and refresh themselves on the seven rules of firearm safety.


Deer hunters urged to “put safety first” during roar
25 Mar 2021   /

Deer hunters urged to “put safety first” during roar

DOC asks deer hunters to take extra care in key season after two year gap in bid to avoid injuries.


Pureora hunting competition back for 2021
10 Feb 2021   /

Pureora hunting competition back for 2021

The annual Pureora Forest Park Hunting Competition will return for 2021 after being cancelled last year due to Covid-19.


DOC completes tahr control for 2020
27 Nov 2020   /

DOC completes tahr control for 2020

The Department of Conservation has completed its planned Himalayan tahr control operations for 2020.


Helicopter pilot and company cop record fine for illegal landings
23 Sep 2020   /

Helicopter pilot and company cop record fine for illegal landings

A helicopter company and pilot have been fined $32,000 for illegally dropping off and collecting hunters from a designated wilderness area in the Kaimanawa Ranges.


DOC tweaks tahr control after meeting hunting group
15 Sep 2020   /

DOC tweaks tahr control after meeting hunting group

The Department of Conservation has finalised its Tahr Control Operational Plan for 2020/21 after meeting the Game Animal Council.


DOC releases final tahr control plan
2 Sep 2020   /

DOC releases final tahr control plan

The Department of Conservation has released its new Tahr Control Operational Plan for 2020/2021 after consultation with stakeholders.


New maps for Himalayan tahr trophy hunters
18 Aug 2020   /

New maps for Himalayan tahr trophy hunters

Hunters seeking a trophy Himalayan tahr can now access new maps showing where mature bulls were seen during recent control operations, says the Department of Conservation.


Hundreds of hunters protest as DOC begins tahr kill
20 Jul 2020   /

Hundreds of hunters protest as DOC begins tahr kill

About 450 hunters crowded the road from Lake Pukaki to Aoraki/Mt Cook to protest the Department of Conservation’s tahr cull.


Sika Show hunting event all go in Taupo
16 Jul 2020   /

Sika Show hunting event all go in Taupo

The event had been running for 27 years and attracted close to 6000 hunters and their families.


High Court stops tahr “decimation” and saves jobs – NZTF
13 Jul 2020   /

High Court stops tahr “decimation” and saves jobs – NZTF

Hunting operators have welcomed a High Court ruling instructing the Department of Conservation to undertake further consultation on its 2020-2021 tahr culling plans.


Operators take aim at tahr cull with High Court action
6 Jul 2020   /

Operators take aim at tahr cull with High Court action

Hunting operators have thrown their weight behind a Tahr Foundation campaign which will see the Department of Conservation’s new tahr-culling operation challenged in the High Court this week.


DOC’s tahr kill ‘undermines tourism’ – ACT
1 Jul 2020   /

DOC’s tahr kill ‘undermines tourism’ – ACT

Tourism businesses and rural communities will be undermined by DOC’s new tahr cull, according to ACT’s firearms and outdoors spokesperson Nicole McKee.


Guided hunting operators appeal for domestic support
21 May 2020   /

Guided hunting operators appeal for domestic support

New Zealand’s guided hunting industry is appealing for support from domestic hunters as it struggles through the Covid-19 crisis.


Hunting groups call for ease of domestic travel restrictions
5 May 2020  

Hunting groups call for ease of domestic travel restrictions

The New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association and Game Animal Council is urging the Government to ease domestic travel restrictions in alert level 2.


Hunting back on at level 3, with restrictions
23 Apr 2020   /

Hunting back on at level 3, with restrictions

Hunters will be able to hunt on private land with special restrictions when New Zealand moves to Covid-19 alert level 3 but not on public conservation land.


Hunting officially banned during Covid-19 lockdown
6 Apr 2020   /

Hunting officially banned during Covid-19 lockdown

A new Government Order has banned hunting while New Zealand remains in level four lockdown during the Covid-19 crisis.