Tag: game bird

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Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season

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Keen game bird hunters will soon take the first step towards bagging some wild game when the new hunting season opens - with game bird hunting licences for the 2019...

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Duck numbers high through the Central Canterbury region

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Duck hunters will have plenty of options when the new game bird season starts on the first Saturday in May, any misses will be probably down to the hunter and...

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2019 GAME SEASON BALLOT FOR HUNTING STANDS

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Applications will be received from licenced game hunters, up to 5:00 pm on Thursday 7th March 2019 for the occupation of hunting stands on Council controlled properties at: Wainono Reserve,...

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Protecting New Zealand’s Threatened Wetlands on World Wetlands Day

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The public is being encouraged to buy a specially commissioned wildlife habitat stamp to mark World Wetlands Day, with funds raised from sales being used to protect New Zealand’s fast-disappearing...

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Hunters Score Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland Restoration

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The contribution hunters have made to saving and restoring Marlborough’s largest surviving lowland freshwater wetland is being highlighted to mark 2019 World Wetlands Day.

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New Zealand’s top youth shooters compete in Canterbury

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Students from around the country have converged on Canterbury for this year’s annual New Zealand Secondary Schools Clay Target Championships.

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A big call – the hunt’s on for New Zealand’s best duck caller

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The country’s aspiring duck and goose callers are preparing to out-cackle and “ruffle each other’s feathers” in the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships later this month.

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Fish & Game Officer -West Coast Region

Fish & Game N.Z. West Coast has a vacancy for a full-time Fish & Game Officer to work remotely in the Buller and West Coast regions.

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Use it or lose it – hunters urged to claim their duck hunting maimai this weekend

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Game bird hunters are being reminded time is running out to claim their favourite maimai or duck shooting spot in time for the start of the new hunting season.

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2018 Game season ballot for hunting stands

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Applications will be received from licensed game hunters, up to 5:00 pm on Monday 12th March 2018 for the occupation of hunting stands on Council controlled properties at: Wainono Reserve,...

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