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Firearms Minority of Use in Murders

Monday, 5 August 2019, 2:43 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Firearms have become the victim of misplaced hysteria and knee jerk reactions following the tragic Christchurch mosque shooting by an alleged Australian terrorist says a hunting and environmental body. Laurie Collins of Westport and spokesman for the ... More >>

Total Ecosystem Vital with 1080 say Hunters

Friday, 2 August 2019, 4:29 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The total ecosystem should be the top priority in assessing the damage by 1080 poison aerial drops says the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust. More >>

“Hidden Agenda” of 1080 Poisoners Needs Scrutiny

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 8:56 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A Fiordland 1080 aerial 1080 poisoning by TBfree NZ needs close scrutiny as to its purpose and justification says the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust. The aerial poison drop is being carried out by TBfreeNZ, an arm of OSPRI formerly the Animal Health ... More >>

Hunters Say Remutaka 1080 Drop as Based on Fiction

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 10:42 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A big game hunters’ group has criticised a 1080 poison aerial drop on 24,000 hectares of mountain country between Hutt Valley and the Wairarapa as being ecologically damaging and not justified. More >>

DoC Killing and Starving Coromandel Kiwi

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 1:32 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Comments from the Department of Conservation’s Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki that dogs are to blame for the decline in kiwi numbers on the Coromandel Peninsula denies the real cause says the Sporting Hunters’ Outdoor Trust. More >>

Forest and Bird’s 1080 Flip-Flop

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:13 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Forest and Bird, currently vehement supporters of aerial 1080 poison drops, have done a complete U turn over poisons says a recreational hunters’ body. Laurie Collins spokesman for the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust says in the mid-1990s Forest and ... More >>

Hunters Back Scientists' Criticism of “Impossible” Dream

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:38 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The Sporting Hunters’ Outdoor Trust has condemned the much vaunted Predator Free 2050 campaign as unrealistic, unattainable and destructive ecologically. More >>

Hunters Back Scientists Criticism of Predator Free 2050

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 2:10 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The Sporting Hunters’ Outdoor Trust has condemned the much vaunted Predator Free 2050 campaign as unrealistic, unattainable and destructive ecologically. More >>

DOC Accused of Scaremongering Over Deer Release

Friday, 10 November 2017, 4:23 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The Department of Conservation has been accused of “scare mongering” in claiming people opposed to the department’s widespread and growing use of 1080 poison had threatened to release sika deer in north Taranaki. More >>

Hysterical Beat-up by DOC and GAC Over Taranaki Sika Deer

Monday, 30 October 2017, 6:28 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

The controversy and reaction by the Department of Conservation and chairman of the Game Animal Council over alleged liberation of sika deer in north Taranaki lacked credibility says Laurie Collins, spokesman for the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust ... More >>

Kiwi Taught Violence to Wild Animals Shocks USA

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 12:21 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

An American professor of ecology has slammed New Zealand education authorities for teaching youngsters to hate wild animals and thereby practise cruelty to them. Marc Bekoff at the University of Colorado recently wrote a number of essays about New ... More >>

Hunters Welcome DoC’s Crackdown on Poachers

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:46 am | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

A hunting organisation the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust (SHOT) has welcomed the Department of Conservation’s crackdown on poachers and is hopeful that includes deer poachers too. More >>

Government “Blindly Arrogant” over 1080 Use

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:51 pm | Sporting Hunters' Outdoor Trust

Government in wanting sole control, over the use of 1080 poison and brodifacoum was removing citizens’ right to protest said Laurie Collins convenor of the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust (SHOT). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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