Posts Tagged ‘department of conservation’

DOC – Changes to land access – Wellington & Hawkes Bay

Click here for full details on road and track access changes There are a number of changes to road and track access to recreational land in Hawkes Bay and Wellington. Affected areas include Waiotauru Track, Tararua forest park Putangirua Pinnacles top track, Aorangi Charlie Brown road, Kaweka forest park Eastern Ruahine forest park Makahu road,…

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Forest & Bird and DOC Letters – Heli-hunting

Read original letter from Forest & Bird The Department of Conservation’s management of heli-hunting Communication from Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Inc Dear Al, Forest & Bird would like to endorse the position of the New Zealand Conservation Authority on heli-hunting. The Authority is critical of the Department’s current approach in…

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Pest Management – Tutaekuri Mohaka

Communication from Roydhouse Pest Management, regarding pest control To whom it may concern, Roydhouse Pest Management Ltd will be running a possum control operation in the contract known as Tutaekuri Mohaka duration 7.2.11 – 31.7.11. This contract on Department of Conservation administered land, starts at Kaweka Road, Puketitiri extending into the Kaweka Forest Park through…

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Sika GPS Tracking Project in the Kaweka Forest Park

30 Deer (20 sika hinds and 10 sika stags) have been captured using net guns, fitted with transmitters mounted on neck collars, and will be monitored until May 2012 when collars are programmed to drop off. The spatial data will be analysed to measure home range sizes of hinds and local and long-distance movements by…

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Road Through Molesworth Station Is Open

Please note, this event is now closed 20 December 2010 – Communication from DOC Opportunity opens from Tuesday next week (28 December) to drive through this spectacular high country landscape of Molesworth station, New Zealand’s largest farm. The Acheron Road through the vast historic South Marlborough station is due to be open to the public…

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West Coast Tai Poutini Conservation Board

Letter from West Coast Tai Poutini conservation board for New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association – 10 December 2010 Dear Snow, Thank you for coming along to the West Coat Tai Poutini Conservation Board’s meeting on Friday 19 November 2010. The Board was interested to hear your views on heli-hunting and your personal experiences in the bush.…

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NZDA Media Release on Manslaughter Charges for Andrew Mears

Deerstalkers association wants manslaughter for Mears The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association wants to see charges laid against Rosemary Ives’ killer, Andrew Mears, upgraded to manslaughter. Mr Mears appeared in the Taupo District Court this morning to face what NZDA regards as a very minor charge of careless discharge of a firearm causing death. National president…

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Draft Aerial 1080 Pest Control Industry Guidelines

Letter from National possum control agencies Dear Matthew and Dianne, Thank you for your recent submission on the Draft Aerial 1080 Pest Control Industry Guidelines. A total of 15 submissions were received. The Guidelines Steering Committee met on 7 October to review these submissions and consider any changes that might be required to the document.…

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Hastings Deerstalkers club / Hamills Sika tracking KMBP

Hi all, just had confirmation back from Dan Herries (DOC) regarding the capture site for our sponsored stag. He has agreed with a request to locate our collared stag in the Te Puke tops area. A mature stag for us to track that is situated in the middle of the current control area will hopefully…

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