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Fishing & Outdoors Vol 6 Issue 6

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Fishing & Outdoors Vol 6 Issue 6

In a significant development, Forest & Bird and the Fiordland Wapiti Foundation have agreed to pause legal proceedings concerning the management agreement with the Department of Conservation (DOC) over the Fiordland wapiti herd. This pause aims to facilitate discussions for a mutually beneficial management strategy. 

The agreement, which permits the Wapiti Foundation to manage deer numbers and conduct conservation work, faced legal scrutiny from Forest & Bird for potentially conflicting with the National Parks Act. 

Read more about the issue in our front-page story.

In other news, 60,000 hunters headed out during the opening weekend of game bird hunting season. Also, don’t miss out on marine biosecurity specialist Aless Smith’s upcoming webinar on stopping the spread of marine pests. Plus, enter our competition for a chance to win a full set of Ghost Knives and a knife canvas roll.

We’ll be back next month, but in the meantime, you can follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.

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