Outdoors Party - Latest News [Page 2]

Ospri cavalier in use of toxins

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 4:54 pm | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party is calling for an immediate moratorium on OSPRI’s aerial toxin operations. Today OSPRI admitted to poisoning 90% of the deer on a 62,000 hectare block of Molesworth station in a botched aerial 1080 operation. The Outdoors Party ... More >>

NZ Outdoors Party stands behind the SPCA call on 1080

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 10:19 am | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party totally supports the call by the SPCA to stop using the poison 1080. The SPCA have been very brave in standing up for the rights of the animals involved. More >>

Hunters under Attack Again

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 6:37 pm | Outdoors Party

Hunters all over new Zealand feel like they under an intense attack from the Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage who has let her personal hatred of wild animals cloud her judgement. More >>

Trout Are Now in Eugenie’s Crosshairs

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:31 am | Outdoors Party

The NZ Outdoors Party is strongly encouraging all freshwater anglers to submit to the Environment Select Committee on the Indigenous Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill. With absolutely no consultation with Fish & Game, the Minister of Conservation ... More >>

Recreational Fisherman don't welcome the re-emergence of TOP

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:18 pm | Outdoors Party

The newly emerged TOP Party under the leadership of Geoff Simmons will cause many ripples in the sea of recreational fisherman because of his past extremist views on recreational fishing. More >>

Hunters Gearing for a Battle for the Game Animal Council

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Outdoors Party

Eugene Sage has had a hatred for introduce game animals since her many years working as a Forest and Bird campaigner and her anti deer zealotry shows no sign of letting up as she puts the Game Animal Council on notice. More >>

Freedom Camping – Enough is Enough!

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 12:14 pm | Outdoors Party

NZ OUTDOORS PARTY 15 AUGUST 2018 Local residents’ outrage at the volume of freedom campers and their waste has reached a point which can no longer be ignored by central and regional government, says the NZ Outdoors Party. Ahuriri Bridge and the Shotover ... More >>

The Great Green Hope?

Monday, 23 July 2018, 2:13 pm | Outdoors Party

The Green Party, as part of the coalition Government, has flipped from environmental hope and flopped into something more reminiscent of the blue-green cabal of the National government, says Alan Simmons, co-leader of the NZ Outdoors Party. More >>

Green Party Waste Food

Monday, 2 July 2018, 12:11 pm | Outdoors Party

Today the Green Party sent out an email to thousands of recipients, on behalf of co-leader Marama Davidson, declaring that “Everyone in Aotearoa should live in warm, dry, healthy homes and be able to put food on the table.” More >>

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 >>