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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 2 July 2020

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July 2, 2020

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 9 July 2020

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July 9, 2020

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 25 June 2020

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Getting the most out of your gun dog-Part 3 How to approach the first hunting season

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So now your pup is six months old, the game bird season is only a month off and you’re keen to get into it.

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Duck hunters get to maximise their chances with a shortest day hunt this weekend

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Duck hunters get to maximise their chances with a shortest day hunt

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 18 June 2020

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 11 June 2020

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Freshwater reforms a significant step forward

The Government's policy announced today is a significant step forward in reducing pollution in our rural and our urban waterways caused by intensive farming and through council's neglect.

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Hunters have opening day success

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New Zealand was a hive of activity in the early hours today as thousands of hunters headed out before dawn to start the 2020 game bird hunting season.

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Alligator weed alert for Manawatu hunters

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Horizons Regional Council urges duck shooters this weekend to report any sightings of one of the world’s worst pest plants, Alligator Weed, in the Manawatū River or nearby ponds.

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Game On... Date confirmed for the 2020 duck hunting season

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23rd of May will be opening day, marking the start of the 2020 game bird season following today’s announcement of the move to Alert Level 2.

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Hunters praised for following the rules

Game bird hunters throughout the country followed the rules last weekend on what would have been the traditional start to the game bird hunting season.

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No duck hunting this weekend

Duck hunters are reminded that this weekend is not the start of the annual game bird season.

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Game bird season opening confirmed

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The Government have announced that the game bird season is delayed. However, we are pleased to announce we will have a game bird season under Alert Level 2 with the...

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Hunting is a safe activity

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The New Zealand outdoors offers fantastic hunting opportunities. Over 195,000 hunters recreate in New Zealand each year and Fish & Game New Zealand and the Game Animal Council say that...

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South Island salmon harvest survey to start

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South Island salmon anglers are being asked for their help in the first east coast wide salmon harvest survey.

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Getting the most out of your gundog - 9 April 2020

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Choosing a Breed

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Mallards explore the South Pacific

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Two intrepid New Zealand mallard ducks have turned up on the small New Caledonian island of Lifou.

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Game bird hunting bulletin 31 March 2020

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Welcome to the first issue of our special Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - March 31, 2020.

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Wellington Weekly Fishing Report - 26 March 2020

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Angling is temporarily suspended but the season is not over yet!

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