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Doc needs to put up the evidence

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 11:57 am | Outdoors Party

The Department of Conservations claim of 50 illegal Sika Deer being released in the North Taranaki is part of an ongoing attack on those who oppose the use of 1080, said Alan Simmons co-leader of the NZ Outdoors Party. More >>

New Zealand Outdoors Party 2017 Election

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:58 am | Outdoors Party

Our way of life is founded on our ability to access and enjoy the great outdoors for recreation and food gathering, this is what makes us uniquely New Zealand. Our mission is simple: To protect and enhance those values for everyone, for ever. More >>

Immigration And the Outdoor Allure

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 7:50 pm | Outdoors Party

For Immediate Release Date: 13 September 2017 The NZ Outdoors Party’s core policies of protecting the environment not only bring benefit to over one million Kiwis who camp, tramp, hunt, fish, dive and kayak in the outdoors but are also instrumental ... More >>

DoC Missing In Action - Again

Friday, 18 August 2017, 8:25 am | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party is reminding the Minister of Conservation of her statutory duty of protecting and preserving our public conservation estate and wild places as there have been two particularly disturbing instances where Department of Conservation ... More >>

Make Taupo Fishery 13th Fish & Game Region - Outdoors Party

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 9:05 am | Outdoors Party

"The Outdoors Party will seek to change management of the Taupo Fishery from the Department of Conservation to Fish And Game" said Co-Leader, Alan Simmons. The fishery would become the 13th Fish & Game region and come under local management ... More >>

Nationals Clean Up Fund A Drop In The Filthy Bucket

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 4:42 pm | Outdoors Party

The Outdoors Party is challenging the Government to reconcile its recent $44M freshwater 'clean-up' grant against the $540M grants for new irrigation schemes which create the pollution in the first place. More >>

Irrigation to-Date is the Tip of the Pollution Iceberg

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 7:46 pm | Outdoors Party

Irrigation to-Date is the Tip of the Pollution Iceberg PRESS RELEASE 1 AUGUST 2017 NZ Outdoors Party The NZ Outdoors Party has received information from Crown Irrigation Investments Ltd that only 1.4% of its $540M subsidy and loan portfolio has been spent ... More >>

Outdoors Party Calls into Question Ospri 1080 Protocols

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:01 am | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party is calling on OSPRI to test all animal carcasses found on Waianakarua beach, Otago, following its recent aerial 1080 drop upstream. Both Waitaki District Council and 1080 Paw Patrol have released photographs on Facebook of several deer, ... More >>

Supreme Court Decision on DoC Land Swap

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 3:58 pm | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party welcomes the Supreme Court decision which ruled illegal the swapping of Ruahine Forest Park Conservation Land to enable the Ruataniwha Dam construction in Hawkes Bay and congratulates Forest & Bird on a successful outcome. More >>

Team New Zealand Show the World the Kiwi Way

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 10:41 am | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party congratulate Team New Zealand for their emphatic win and bringing the Americas Cup back to Auckland. More >>

Outdoors Party Calls for Quality Not Quantity Tourism

Monday, 15 May 2017, 12:51 pm | Outdoors Party

The recent Government announcement of $102M, of which $60M is new money, for funding regional tourism infrastructure and the $67M for a new Great Walk are welcomed but completely miss the point according to the NZ Outdoors Party. More >>

Hunters versus DoC In Court

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 4:01 pm | Outdoors Party

The hunters of New Zealand have just spent a day in court trying to get the Department of Conservation to consult with them! "A really simple requirement of the Wild Animal Control Act but ignored by DoC." says Alan Simmons Co Leader of the NZ ... More >>

European Union Has Better Swimmable Water Standards

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:54 pm | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party, who formed in 2015 to protect the rights of Kiwis to enjoy our outdoors heritage, today submitted their response to the Government’s Clean Water proposals. A central theme of the submission was highlighting that Nick Smith’s ... More >>

Campfire Kiwi Leading Outdoorsman Cops DOC Vendetta

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 12:57 pm | Outdoors Party

The Department of Conservation is bringing a prosecution against the leader of the newly formed NZ Outdoors Party for sitting beside a campfire in the mountains of the central North Island. More >>

Outdoors Party Tourist Policy Lifted by The Greens

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:07 pm | Outdoors Party

"The New Zealand Outdoors Party are flattered that the Greens have seen fit to adopt the Outdoors Party policy of a tourist tax" says Alan Simmons, co leader. "Our policy which we have been pushing for sometime now has largely been ignored ... More >>

How Many is Too Many Tourists?

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:53 am | Outdoors Party

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment report on Tourism Infrastructure, which identifies the effects on National Parks of too many tourists, is the tip of the iceberg according to the NZ Outdoors Party. The Outdoors Party advocates for ... More >>

Ruataniwha Environmental Benefits - Yeah Right!

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 10:22 am | Outdoors Party

The New Zealand Outdoors Party, the newly formed political party, is challenging pro-dam organisations to substantiate claims that the proposed Hawkes Bay Ruataniwha dam is good for the environment. "Rural News and Andrew Curtis of IrrigationNZ ... More >>

The Demise of Lake Taupo Imminent if Carp Farm Goes Ahead

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:50 pm | Outdoors Party

Alan Simmons, leader of the Outdoors Party says he has been inundated with emails condemning the proposed Carp farm at Taupo and all are bewildered that the Minister of Conservation has already approved it. On Social media, forums, facebook people ... More >>

Anglers Angry At Carp Farm Proposal for Taupo

Friday, 29 January 2016, 3:01 pm | Outdoors Party

"Anglers around Taupo and throughout the country are angry about the proposed Grass & Silver Carp farm at Taupo which has already been approved by DoC and Fish and Game" said Alan Simmons leader of the NZ Outdoors Party. More >>

Recreational Fishing Parks a Sop to Commercial Fishers

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 4:14 pm | Outdoors Party

The Government's consultation document on marine and recreational fishing parks has drawn fire from the Outdoors Party. They say it will have negligible impact on recreational sea fishing and shows how little those politicians who support it understand fishing ... More >>

 

 

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