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Helicopter Deer Hunting Inflicting Cruel Death On Fawns

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 9:22 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Commercial wild deer recovery operators are killing female deer leaving newly born fawns to die a slow lingering death says a national sporting hunters organisation. More >>

Hunters Reject DOC Plan for More 1080 Poison

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:44 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A national hunter’s organisation has rejected a call by the Department of Conservation (DOC) for more 1080 aerial drops because the department suspects a possible beech seed masting year again next summer. More >>

Govt Prejudice Against Deer a Factor in Firearm Accidents

Monday, 19 October 2015, 4:54 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A hunters’ advocacy group says a government-generated prejudice against wild animals is a significant factor in firearm accidents particularly hunters mistaking another hunter for a deer. More >>

1080 Baby Food Scare Seems on “Inside”

Friday, 16 October 2015, 4:41 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The 1080 baby food scare came to a head October 13 with the arrest of a 60 year old businessman charged with “blackmail.” He was alleged “to have sought financial gain.” More >>

1080 BlackMail Investigation Should Range Wide

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 12:29 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A recreational hunting advocacy Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust (SHOT) has called on police to target all avenues of possible suspects in tracking down the culprit responsible for the blackmail threat to contaminate baby formula with 1080. More >>

Sporting Hunters Group Says Deer Repellent is a “Hoax”

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 10:56 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Deer repellent used with 1080 poison to supposedly deter deer from eating the toxic baits is a hoax according to Laurie Collins of the Sporting Hunters’ Outdoor Trust. More >>

Fishing Hunting Public Urged "Vote and Do So Wisely"

Friday, 27 June 2014, 3:38 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A national game hunting advocacy, Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust, is urging the hunting and fishing public to take a deep interest in the general election on September 20 and to not fail to use their right to vote. More >>

Wild Animals Wrongly Blamed for TB

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:15 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Waikato TBFree is wrongly blaming wild animals in a forlorn attempt to justify topdressing countryside with 1080 poison says a national hunting advocacy. More >>

Conservation Minister Nick Smith on Thin Ice

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 10:55 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Minister of Conservation Nick Smith’s “Battle for the Birds” blitz by topdressing 1080 poison puts his credibility at stake says a hunter’s lobby Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust (SHOT). More >>

Senseless Firearm Knee-jerk Reaction to Dunedin Tragedy

Monday, 20 January 2014, 10:18 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The knee-jerk call by anti-firearm lobbyists to toughen firearm laws following the tragic murder-suicide in Dunedin is totally misplaced and ignores reality says the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust. More >>

Government Commissioner Wrong on 1080

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 12:13 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's call for more 1080 is badly flawed says Laurie Collins spokesman for the Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust (SHOT). More >>

Federated Farmers/Government 'Goof' Over Canada Geese

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 12:01 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Federated Farmers in league with the Minister of Conservation have created a ludicrous situation over Canada geese says the Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust (SHOT). More >>


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