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Minister's condemnation of seal killing "hypocritical"

Monday, 30 September 2013, 11:54 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

Conservation Minister Nick Smith’s condemnation of the killing of 23 seals near Kaikoura as an ‘obscene crime’ is ironic and hypocritical when his department kills countless native birds and other animals a year in 1080 poison drops, says ... More >>

1080 – Not ‘Lucky To Have It’

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 2:08 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright's latest pronouncements on 1080 represents an ever-growing threat to New Zealand's ‘clean, green’ image, according to the New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association. More >>

We Don’t Want Any Hunting Deaths This Roar

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 9:15 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

This is the sincerest hope of Bill O’Leary, Vice President of New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) and national coordinator of the association’s hunter training scheme HUNTS. More >>

New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association welcomes report

Thursday, 13 December 2012, 6:00 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The report of the Select Committee is a step forward in what has been a long battle to get some recreational hunter input to the management of game animals in New Zealand. More >>

Deerstalkers Delighted With Dunne’s New Deal

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 11:56 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

Deerstalkers Delighted With Dunne’s New Deal The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association Inc is delighted to see the Honourable Peter Dunne’s appointment as Associate Minister of Conservation, in a new National-led Government. Mr Dunne has been a true friend ... More >>

Deerstalkers Disgusted With Devious DOC Heli-hunting Report

Monday, 7 November 2011, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association is disgusted by DOC’s open endorsement of law-breaking heli-hunters in its final report for this season. DOC has produced a whitewash to appease itself and its new law-breaking friends, to ease the way for ... More >>

Game Animal Bill “a small step but in the right direction”

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The introduction in Parliament today of a bill to establish a council representing sectors with interests in the management of New Zealand’s big game animals is the result of a decade of hard work by hunting interests. More >>

Deerstalkers Deplore EPA Approval of MZP

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 5:15 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The National Executive of The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association is concerned to see yet another approval of yet another very toxic agent for use against possums. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) approval of importation for manufacture ... More >>

NZ Deerstalkers’ Association Commends Politicians

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 12:34 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association President, Mr Alec McIver, commended the politicians who had contributed to the decision announced by the Minister of Conservation to create a Game Animal Council. The decision appears to accept many ... More >>

Deerstalkers' Association Endorses Prison Sentence for Mears

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association endorses the 2.5 year prison term handed down to Hamilton man Andrew Mears, in the High Court at Rotorua this afternoon. NZDA national president Alec McIver believes the judge fairly and clearly arrived at a ... More >>

Deerstalkers Want Manslaughter Charge For Mears

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

Media RELEASE 3 November 2010 Deerstalkers Association Wants Manslaughter For Mears The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association wants to see charges laid against Rosemary Ives’ killer, Andrew Mears, upgraded to manslaughter. Mr Mears appeared in the ... More >>

Deerstalkers Deplore Kaimanawa Killing

Tuesday, 26 October 2010, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The national executive of the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association retracts and apologises unreservedly, for the ill-chosen comments made by its National president, Alec McIver, in printed articles over labour weekend. We also wish to extend our ... More >>

Deerstalkers Delighted With New Game Management

Wednesday, 23 June 2010, 4:57 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association warmly welcomes new game animal management proposals, released today by Conservation Minister Kate Wilkinson. More >>

Game Animal Council Discussion Paper

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association Inc (NZDA) is pleased to support the release of the Options for Establishment of the New Zealand Game Animal Council discussion paper. More >>

Deerstalkers Reject Deer Repellent On Poisons

Wednesday, 18 February 2009, 11:41 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

Responding to the use of "deer repellent" on 1080 baits to be used in poisoning operations in the Northern Aorangi Forest Park this year, Wairarapa Branch of the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association has rejected the Councils options to reduce deer by-kill. More >>

Public Outdoor Park for St James welcome

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) welcomes Government’s decision to purchase the St James Pastoral Lease, in North Canterbury for a public outdoor recreation park. At 88,000 Ha, it is the largest private lease in the country, with ... More >>

Deerstalkers’ Assoc welcomes hunting agencies

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 1:44 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) is applauding United Future Leader Peter Dunne for gaining better representation for the big game hunting community by providing two national forums for addressing better management of big game animals ... More >>

Dangerous Govt Double Standard with 1080 Poison

Monday, 23 June 2008, 3:01 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

“The sharp media response to a few 1080 look-alike pellets being scattered in Christchurch’s Hagley Park is in strong contrast to its minimal response to Government’s new policy of dumping tonnes of 1080 poison baits in public water supply areas” New Zealand ... More >>

Changes welcomed for big game animal management

Tuesday, 15 April 2008, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) has welcomed the Minister of Conservation’s release of the Government appointed Game Animal Panel Report to the Minister of Conservation on “Managing the numbers of Deer Tahr, Chamois and wild Pigs”. The Panel recommended ... More >>

DOC To Wipe Out Historic Arapawa Goat Population

Sunday, 23 December 2007, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The Arapawa Island goats are a recognised unique breed, almost certainly released there by Captain James Cook on 2 June 1773 - see attached info from Cook's Diaries. Only a few are left now. More >>

 

 

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