ZIP Aerial Possum Control – Perth Valley non-toxic prefeed bait application – 24 June 2019

Zero Invasive Predators (ZIP) intend to begin non-toxic prefeed baiting, via aerial application, at the Perth River valley in South Westland as part of Phase Two of their predator removal operation…READ MORE

South Westland pest control operations – 21 June 2019

DoC has informed us that they intend to conduct aerial pest control operations in the areas known as Abbey Rocks and the Mataketake, Whakapohai, Moeraki (MWM) from 1 July…READ MORE

Details of Firearms Buy-Back Scheme announced – 20 June 2019

The Government has announced details of the six-month buy-back and amnesty scheme…READ MORE

Applying for an endorsement and permit to possess prohibited items – 19 June 2019

Information from NZ Police regarding the application process for an endorsement and permit to possess prohibited items following the changes in firearms legislation since 12 April 2019…READ MORE

African Swine Fever – Biosecurity Information for Hunters – 19 June 2019

Important biosecurity information regarding African Swine Fever for hunters of wild pigs…READ MORE

OSPRI Aerial Possum Control – Project Southern Ruapehu – 14 June 2019

OSPRI New Zealand is planning an aerial operation to target possums in the Ruapehu area during Winter/Spring 2019…READ MORE

Commencement of Awatere aerial possum control – 5 June 2019

Vector Free Marlborough Limited has advised us that it will be commencing the aerial application of toxic bait to the Upper Awatere South control area in Marlborough, from daylight on Saturday 8 June 2019…READ MORE

Review of Walking Access Act – 28 May 2019

MPI is reviewing the Walking Access Act.

It is important they hear from people interested in access to the outdoors. The Act is about increasing free access to tracks, trails and other areas for all sorts of recreation associated with walking – including hunting and fishing…READ MORE