Monthly Archives: June 2023

Police Proposal Registering Firearms Wasteful and Pointless says ACT

“The full registration of firearms is a wasteful and dangerous exercise and ACT will repeal it,” says ACT’s Firearms spokesperson Nicole McKee. “This is not a good use of taxpayer money. Overseas experience has shown that full registration of firearms … Continue reading

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COLFO Predictss Firearm owners Likely to Wait Five Years to Register

23 June 2023 Media release The Council of Licensed Firearm Owners (COLFO)   The Council of Licensed Firearm Owners (COLFO) says licensed firearm owners are likely to wait the full five years before registering their firearms, believing the system will be … Continue reading

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Book Review:- Stunning Book on “Rediscovered” Takahe

Book review “Takahe – Bird of Dreams” by Alison Balance, published by Potion and Burton. Price $59.99. Reviewed by Tony Orman Zoologist Alison Ballance and Nelson-based publishers Potton and Burton have produced a wonderful book in this tribute to one … Continue reading

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DoC’s Poisoning is Illegal – the Ulva Island Example

DOC’s is due to topdress Ulva Island near Stewart Island with the deadly brodifacoum poison aiming to kill rats. Scientist Dr. Jo Pollard says DOC’s actions are negligent since previous DOC poisoning drops on the island, had devastating effects with … Continue reading

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Outdoor Council Concerned About Government’s RMA Replacement Bill

The Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations has deep concerns over a government bill which if passed, will replace the controversial Resource Management Act. “This bill attacks the very essence of the public ownership of fish and game resources in New … Continue reading

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Uncertain Future for Fishing and Hunting – Fish and Game NZ

Fish and Game NZ is extremely concerned at government’s Natural and Built Environment bill (NBEA) designed to replace the Resource Management Act (RMA). The proposed Bill creates a new framework for how New Zealand manages its natural environment including freshwater, bio-diversity … Continue reading

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Police Association President Allegedly Made Incorrect Claim to Media

The Council of Licensed Firearm Owners (COLFO) has supplied an OIA to the President of the NZ Police Association, Chris Cahill, which reveals a claim he made on live television was severely incorrect.  On TVNZ Breakfast’s show of May 15, … Continue reading

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Molesworth Station 1080 Drop Lacks Justification

Press release Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust The Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust has questioned the use of aerially spread 1080 poison by OSPRI for possum control on Molesworth Station  and part of Muller Station in the Marlborough backcountry. “The justification for … Continue reading

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Caution Advised on Mass Ecosystem Interference

Special report Invariably interference by Man into natural ecosystems is disastrous says the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust. Trust spokesman Laurie Collins of the West Coast was commenting on a current controversy over wild cats. “Recent statements displaying a hatred of … Continue reading

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