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Himalayan tahr culls an overreaction

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:27 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

DOC’s proposal to kill 17,500 Himalayan tahr over the next 10 months is rushed, based on slender evidence, and could spell the demise of a unique and valuable trophy herd, says NZ Deerstalkers’ Association spokesman Bill O’Leary. More >>

NZ Deerstalkers’ Association appalled at bird deaths

Friday, 21 August 2015, 8:04 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The National President of the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) is “appalled” that four protected takahe were shot on an organised cull targeting pukekos. More >>

Deerstalkers Congratulate Minister For Court Ruling

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 3:07 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association congratulates Associate Minister of Conservation Peter Dunne for the High court ruling which dismissed a claim laid against him by operators of aerially-assisted trophy hunting.  His position is believed to have ... More >>

Hunting Tragedy

Saturday, 14 April 2012, 12:19 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

‘The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) was saddened to hear of the hunting fatality that occurred over Easter Weekend,’ says Tim McCarthy, NZDA National President. More >>

They call it heli-hunting

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 12:13 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The one thing it is not is hunting; hunting is all about the journey we go hunting to hunt not to kill an animal even though this is regarded as a successful outcome. More >>

Coromandel anti-1080 march

Wednesday, 13 June 2007, 10:46 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

“New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) strongly sympathises with the landowners and pig-hunters in Coromandel and their recent march in protest against an aerial 1080 poison drop by Environment Waikato” spokesman Dr Hugh Barr says. More >>

Hunters welcome improved Public Access

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 9:54 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) has cautiously welcomed the Poronui Station access agreement with the Crown, announced today, negotiated under the new Overseas Investment Act. More >>

Prize Deer inadequately protected in Sth Wairarapa

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 1:58 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

A large aerial 1080 Tb poisoning operation in South Wairarapa near Cape Palliser, has angered the region's deerstalkers. The area being poisoned is the 13,000 Ha Southern Haurangi block of the Aorangi Forest Park. It contains a highly valued recreational ... More >>

NZDA Critical Of Pig And Deer Classifications

Monday, 6 March 2006, 10:45 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association (NZDA) is highly critical of an Auckland Regional Council (ARC) initiative to make wild deer and pigs pests in the Auckland Region. This is proposed in the ARC's review of its Pest Management Strategy, which closes ... More >>

Conservation Minister supported in Declining 1080

Monday, 19 December 2005, 1:33 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association (NZDA), the national big game hunting body, has warmly welcomed Minister of Conservation Chris Carter's decision to decline the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society's irresponsible request for blanket 1080 ... More >>

NZDA welcomes delay in 1080 Test Case

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 1:28 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) has welcomed the Wellington Regional Council’s postponement of its aerial 1080 Tb control in the Haurangis til next winter. The Haurangi Recreational Hunting Area (RHA), in South Wairarapa is the first to ... More >>

NZDA welcomes delay in 1080 Deer Repellent Case

Thursday, 18 August 2005, 3:27 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) has welcomed the Wellington Regional Council’s postponement of its aerial 1080 Tb control in the Haurangis til next winter. The Haurangi Recreational Hunting Area (RHA), in South Wairarapa is the first to ... More >>

1080 Deer Repellent Use Welcomed

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 11:16 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

"The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association (NZDA) applauds the actions of the Minister of Conservation, Chris Carter's announcement today allowing the use of deer repellent on 1080 baits when aerially distributed over any of the eight gazetted ... More >>

Deerstalkers Welcome "Customary Rights" for all

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 8:40 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association Inc has backed customary rights for all New Zealanders as agreed between government and NZ First. More >>

Hunters - Be Alert

Wednesday, 7 April 2004, 3:48 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

With Easter weekend upon us in a couple of days, hunters will be heading of into the hills to enjoy what could be a good April ‘roar’. More >>

NZDA Appauled At Illegal Wallaby Release

Tuesday, 11 November 2003, 5:15 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

“New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association Inc (NZDA) condemns the release of wallabies in the Lindis Pass in Central Otago,” announced Trevor Dyke, National President, today. More >>

New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association AGM

Tuesday, 15 July 2003, 8:58 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) held its AGM Conference at Invercargill over the weekend of 11/13 July. The theme for the conference was “Hunting: A Learning Experience”, because hunting is just that. Every time a hunter goes out into the ... More >>

Seeing Eye Dog Poisoned By 1080 in Park

Wednesday, 4 June 2003, 10:35 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

It is with a great feeling of powerlessness that I heard the plight of one Seeing Eye dog, removed from Tongariro National Park with the symptoms of 1080 poisoning. More >>

Hunting Tragedies

Tuesday, 22 April 2003, 7:58 am | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

“The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association is saddened by the three hunting fatalities that have occurred in the first three weeks of the roar”, says Trevor Dyke, National President. “With several weeks of the roar to go; hunters should be taking extra ... More >>

NZDA Supports Government Move

Monday, 14 April 2003, 1:20 pm | NZ Deer Stalkers Association

New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) supports Conservation Minister Chris Carter’s announcement that the Government is moving to crack down on eco-terrorism and the illegal releases of animals, says National President Trevor Dyke. More >>

 

 

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