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2021/22 Tahr Management Plan To Involve Hunting Community

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association believes the Department of Conservation’s 2021/22 tahr control operational plan released yesterday is a step in the right direction and notes the plan acknowledges the important role played by recreational hunters ... More >>

Kiwi Hunters Likely To Miss Another Roar Due To Police Firearm Licencing Delays

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 4:54 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association says the backlog in Police’s processing of new and renewing firearms licences will mean that many New Zealanders will, again, miss out on hunting during the deer roar this March and April. NZDA Chief Executive, ... More >>

Royal Commission Of Inquiry Sidesteps Firearms Law Review On Government’s Instruction

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association says the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch mosques on 15 March 2019 has left major questions unanswered because it was too restricted by its Terms of Reference. NZDA Chief Executive, ... More >>

Doc’s Revised 2020/21 Tahr Management Plan Is Ideology Hidden In A Glossy Brochure

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 10:31 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association believes the Department of Conservation’s revised tahr control operational plan released yesterday shows that culling the Himalayan tahr herd as now planned is based on ideology, political interference, a lack of ... More >>

Lack Of Consultation By Government Shows And Public Get Behind Tahr

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 10:32 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand Deerstalkers Association Inc (NZDA) are disappointed to receive a final Himalayan tahr control operational plan from the Department of Conservation (DOC) for the coming 2020/21 operational period that ignores any advice and input from ... More >>

Deerstalkers Call For Good Faith Discussions Regarding Tahr Management

Monday, 29 June 2020, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association Inc (NZDA) is supportive of the Tahr Foundation’s application for a High Court injunction to stop the Department of Conservation’s move to extensively cull Himalayan tahr and hopes it will mean that DOC will come ... More >>

NZDA’s Position On Arms Bill, We Say No To Bad Laws Affecting Good People – A Refresher

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 6:43 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

You will have seen that the Arms Legislation Bill may soon be back before the House for its third reading. If it passes then it will become law. The NZDA delivered, an maintains, a strong message of opposition to the proposed Bill and its provisions. ... More >>

Deerstalkers Join Programme To Feed Needy Families

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 8:21 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) is delighted to support an initiative to feed needy families with tonnes of prime wild venison harvested in Fiordland. The meat comes from hundreds of deer culled in Fiordland National Park as part of ... More >>

Hunters Pleased With Rules For Level 2

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 4:36 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association, Game Animal Council and New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association are pleased that the rules around COVID-19 Alert Level 2 will allow hunters to access public conservation land and travel to their favourite ... More >>

New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association Inc Urges Hunters To Follow Level 3 Rules

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association Inc is welcoming the resumption of hunting and is urging hunters to follow the new anti-Covid rules as the country eases its tough pandemic lockdown restrictions. After nearly five weeks of being locked down ... More >>

NZDA Condemns Poaching During Lockdown

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association Inc is condemning poachers caught hunting during the Covid lockdown, saying it is illegal and undermining the wider hunting fraternity. There have been several reports of people caught illegally hunting on ... More >>

Covid-19 Level 3 Hunting Ban

Friday, 17 April 2020, 11:30 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association Inc (NZDA) is disappointed that hunting has seemingly been blanket banned following the Government’s release of its Covid-19 Level 3 guidance yesterday. The NZDA is calling for a re-think and further clarification ... More >>

New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association Appoints Chief Executive

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association has appointed keen hunter and highly experienced lawyer Gwyn Thurlow as the organisation’s Chief Executive and General Counsel. Gwyn Thurlow has wide corporate legal experience and holds both a Bachelor of Laws ... More >>

An Animal Welfare Disaster - Deerstalkers demand answers

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 4:43 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand, Wednesday 20 November 2019 - The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association is demanding answers over the scheduling of 1080 poisoning operations during the current breeding season, saying new born fawns are threatened with starvation if ... More >>

NZDA Encourages the Next Generation of Hunting in NZ

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 9:20 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand, Tuesday 19 November 2019 - The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) is encouraging the next generation of New Zealanders to actively participate in hunting, saying hunters play a crucial role both in society and protecting the ... More >>

Deerstalkers Back Firearm Law Public Awareness Campaign

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association is backing the firearm owners’ public awareness campaign designed to inform New Zealanders about proposed new firearm laws. More >>

Deerstalkers Association Opposes Arms Legislation Bill

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:04 am | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand, Thursday 24 October 2019 - The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) appeared before Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Select Committee yesterday on behalf of it’s 8,000 members to submit on the proposed Arms Legislation Bill. More >>

Deerstalkers promise active role in firearm law debate

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 5:08 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association says it will take an active role in the debate on proposed firearm law changes to ensure any future legislation is fair, reasonable and meets the needs of both firearm owners and the general public. More >>

Spread of wilding pines: Govt must in for the long haul

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 7:30 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

WELLINGTON – The continuing spread of wilding pines is a serious menace to New Zealand’s back country, says the NZ Deerstalkers’ Association Inc. More >>

Deerstalkers’ Association on Wanaka Crash 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association deeply regrets the tragic loss of life in a helicopter accident while conducting wild animal control operations near Wanaka. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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