Tag: game bird

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Secrets for Setting Decoys

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Waterfowlers, watch this video for tips on how to set decoys for successful hunting.

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Stunning weather greeted around 50,000 game bird hunters around the country this morning.

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While the sunshine and light winds across the country might have been in the duck's favour, it didn't stop hunters from celebrating the traditional first Saturday in May, the Opening...

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Police call for submissions on new rules for Clubs and Ranges

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The New Zealand Police are calling for submissions on how gun clubs and ranges operate.

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Game bird habitat stamp winner for 2022 announced

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A photo of a pheasant gliding into land by Tauranga’s Jeanette Nee is the image that will adorn the 2022 Game Bird Habitat Stamp.

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Manchurian wild rice could trick you

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Duck hunting gets you out along the waterways and in among some of the plants that like wet feet.

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 24th June 2021

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June 24, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 10th June 2021

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June 10, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 3rd June 2021

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June 3, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 27th May 2021

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May 27, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 20th May 2021

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May 20, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 13th May 2021

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May 13, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 6th May 2021

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May 6, 2021

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Quacker of a morning greets duck hunters

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The weather conditions were in the duck's favour as the sun rose on the 2021 game bird season around the country.

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Only one day to go till the 2021 game bird season

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Around 45,000 kiwis will be counting down the hours on Friday to the start of the 2021 duck hunting season on Saturday.

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 29th April 2021

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April 29, 2021

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Wellington Game Bird Hunting Bulletin - 22 April 2021

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April 23, 2021

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Stunning photo helps save wetlands

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Marlborough photographer Matt Winter’s stunning photo of a New Zealand shoveler duck lifting off the water has won the 2021 Game bird habitat stamp photo competition.

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Huge Boost for Wetland Restoration

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Takitakitoa wetland impresses trustees

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“The best bang for your buck” is how Game Bird Habitat Trust Chairperson Andy Tannock described Takitakitoa Wetland on Saturday morning.

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Endangered Eels find refuge in hunter-created wetlands

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Southland Fish and Game research has revealed just how important hunter-created wetlands are for our native fish species.

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