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Petition To Stop Tahr Extermination Nears 40,000 Signatures

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 7:14 pm | Tahr Foundation

The campaign to stop the Department of Conservation exterminating tahr in national parks is gathering increasing public support, with nearly 40,000 people signing the petition calling for a halt to DOC’s plans. The Change.org petition was started ... More >>

Hunters Ask Conservation Authority To Work For All New Zealanders

Friday, 3 July 2020, 9:26 am | Tahr Foundation

The Tahr Foundation is asking the Conservation Authority to represent all New Zealanders and their recreational pursuits in National Parks, including the tens of thousands of hunters who flock to them every year. The Foundation’s plea is in response to ... More >>

Overwhelming Public Support To Stop Mass Killling Of Tahr

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 10:13 am | Tahr Foundation

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders are signing a petition to stop DOC’s plans for a mass killing of tahr in the Southern Alps. The Change.org petition was started on Monday evening, shortly after revelations the Department of Conservation was planning ... More >>

Anger At DOC's "Sham Consultation" Over Tahr Slaughter Plans

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 1:34 pm | Tahr Foundation

The Tahr Foundation is condemning the Department of Conservation for what it describes as DOC’s “sham consultation” over plans to kill thousands of Himalayan tahr. DOC’s kill operation is due to start today but the final version of its plan was ... More >>

Disingenuous Figures Deliberate Attempt To Mislead Public On Tahr

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 2:42 pm | Tahr Foundation

The Tahr Foundation says it is extremely disappointed supporters of the plan to decimate tahr herds are misleading the public by deliberately using out of date tahr population figures. The Tahr Foundation has applied for a High Court injunction to ... More >>

Tahr Foundation Goes To Court To Stop Doc Plan To Kill Thousands Of Tahr

Monday, 29 June 2020, 10:31 am | Tahr Foundation

Hunters are asking the High Court for an urgent injunction to stop the Department of Conservation going ahead with a new plan to kill highly valued Himalayan bull tahr in national parks and other areas of the Southern Alps The application for an ... More >>

Tahrmageddon condemned

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 7:41 pm | Tahr Foundation

“There is a huge amount of fundamentalist spin being told about the current tahr situation” says the NZ Tahr Foundation. More >>