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OPEN SEASON FOR GAME

IN
FISH AND GAME REGIONS
Government Notice
Wildlife Act 1953
Wildlife Regulations 1955
The New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Stamp Regulations 1993
Open Season for Game in Fish and Game Regions
Under sections 15 and 16 of the Wildlife Act 1953, the Minister of Conservation declares an open season for game in the Fish and Game Regions, subject to the conditions specified in the First and Second Schedule of this notice.
The Minister of Conservation gives consent, under section 17(2) of the Wildlife Act 1953, to the hunting or killing of game in the manner set out in this notice.
New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Stamp
A game bird habitat stamp must [1] be affixed to every licence to hunt or kill game. The following form of the 2010 Game Bird Habitat Stamp is approved [2].
The 2010 Game Bird Habitat Stamp has a face value of ten dollars ($10.00). A fee of two dollars ($2.00) only is payable [3] for every game bird habitat stamp supplied with a licence to hunt or kill game.
First Schedule Hunting conditions generally common to all Fish and Game regions.
Second Schedule Regionally specific hunting conditions, bag limits, closed and open game areas, and the like.
[1] Section 19A(1) of the Wildlife Act 1953
[2] Sections 19A(2)(a)(i) and 19A(2)(a)(ii) of the Wildlife Act 1953
[3] Section 72(3A)(e) of the Wildlife Act 1953
FIRST SCHEDULE
1 Bag limits
1.1 No person shall possess on any one day, more than the number of game birds specified as the daily bag limit for the Fish & Game Region in which the game is taken, except on Sunday, 2 May 2010, when that person may have in his or her possession twice the number of game birds specified as the daily bag limit for Saturday, 1 May 2010.
1.2 A person may possess more game than specified above, if all such game is labelled with the following details:
(a) The name and address of the person by whom the game was taken
(b) The number of the licence to hunt or kill game held by the person by whom the game was taken
(c) The name of the Fish & Game Region by which that licence was issued
(d) The name of the Fish & Game Region in which the game was taken and
(e) The date on which the game was taken.
2 Waiver of Restrictions on Baiting for Waterfowl
A person [4] may hunt or kill game of the family Anatidae (waterfowl) during the open season for game in all Fish & Game Regions where food has been cast, thrown, placed or planted, either during the current open season for game, the thirty (30) days immediately prior to the season or any other time during the year.
3 Magazine Shotguns - unpinned magazine shotguns can be used in all regions
A person [5] may hunt or kill game birds, as specified, in all Fish & Game Regions with any unpinned magazine shotgun of a calibre 10 gauge or less, which includes magazine extensions.
4 Shot Size
No person shall use, in any shotgun used for the purposes of hunting and killing game, any cartridge containing any shot size having a larger retained, per-pellet energy at 90 metres than lead BB.
5 Use of Lead Shot Prohibited
5.1 Subject to clause 7, no person may possess lead shot, or use lead shot, while hunting or killing waterfowl within 200 metres of open water, with any gun using a 10 or 12 gauge cartridge. Non toxic alternative shot may be used, including steel.
5.1.1 For the purposes of this requirement, "waterfowl" means any of the following game species:
Black swan (Cygnus atratus)
Canada goose (Branta canadensis)
Grey duck (Anas superciliosa) and any cross of that species with any other species, variety, or kind of duck
Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) and any cross of that species with any other species, variety, or kind of duck
Paradise shelduck (Tadorna variegata) also known as Paradise duck.
Spoonbill duck (New Zealand shoveler) (Anas rhynchotis)
Pukeko (Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus)
5.1.2 For the purposes of this requirement, "open water" means either:
(a) any area of land or seabed covered permanently or seasonally by water; or
[4] Section 17 of the Wildlife Act 1953
[5] Section 18(1)(c)(iii) of the Wildlife Act 1953
(b) any area which is temporarily covered by water at the time of such possession or use, and that is contiguous to an area referred to in paragraph (a); and the area covered by water is wider than 3 metres.
6 Guns of a Calibre Less Than 12 Gauge and Muzzle Loaders Exempt in Relation to Use of Lead Shot
Hunters may use lead shot in guns of a calibre less than 12 gauge or muzzle loaders for the 2010 season. No exemptions for any breach loading 12 gauge or greater is to be provided for waterfowl hunting.
7 Lead Shot Exemption for Molesworth Organised Hunts to Control Canada Geese
The use of lead shot within 200 metres of open water by hunters participating in the Fish & Game
New Zealand organised Molesworth hunts to control Canada geese will be permitted during the 2010-11 Game Bird Season. The lead shot exemption only applies to the hunting of Canada geese on Fish
& Game-organised hunts. Outside of these organised hunts to control Canada goose numbers, the national lead shot ban applies.
8 Camouflaged Rowboats
A person [6] may hunt or kill game within the following Fish & Game Regions, from unmoored camouflaged rowboats, subject to the excluded periods for the regions specified below:
Northland - no excluded period
Auckland/Waikato - excluding 1 and 2 May 2010
Eastern - excluding 1 and 2 May 2010
Hawke's Bay - excluding 1 and 2 May 2010
Taranaki - no excluded period
Wellington - excluding 1 and 2 May 2010
Nelson/Marlborough - no excluded period
West Coast - no excluded period
North Canterbury - excluding 1 to 9 May 2010
Central South Island - excluding 1 and 2 May 2010
Otago - no excluded period
Southland - no excluded period
9 Restriction on Taking of Game
No person shall use any vehicle propelled by mechanical power (including motorised watercraft) [7] to chase or kill game, except in such circumstances and at such times as authorised by the Conservation Act 1987 and Wildlife Act 1953.
10 Pegging Day
10.1 A person, following purchase of a 2010 Whole Season game bird hunting licence, can reclaim the stand claimed during the 2009 Game Season at any time prior to 10.00am on 4 April 2010 in all Fish
& Game Regions.
10.2 Otherwise, unclaimed stands can only be claimed any time after 10.00am on 4 April 2010 in all Fish & Game Regions.
10.3 A stand may be claimed by planting on it a stake having either a board or identifying label attached, plainly identifying the name of the claimant and the number of his/her licence. The hunting stand
[6] Section 18(1)(f)(vi) of the Wildlife Act 1953
[7] Section 18(1)(f)(v) of the Wildlife Act 1953
claim tag provided with the licence must be completed with the name of the claimant and affixed to the board or identifying label.
10.4 The licence holder claiming a stand must be present in person at the stand when marking it up.
10.5 In the Auckland Waikato Region, only holders of 2010 Whole Season Adult Game Bird Licences can claim hunting stands.
10.6 No one can claim more than one stand.
10.7 A stand cannot be claimed closer than 90 metres to a stand already claimed by another person without that person's consent.
10.8 Any stand not occupied by the claimant within one hour after the opening hour of hunting, on any day, can be occupied by another licence holder for the remainder of the day.
11 Conditions
These conditions will expire at the end of the open season for game specified under the Second Schedule for each Fish & Game Region.
SECOND SCHEDULE
NORTHLAND FISH AND GAME REGION [8]
1 Game That May Be Hunted or Killed-Duration of the 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck and any hybrid of that species 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 15 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 3 All areas
Grey, mallard and shoveler duck: A maximum total bag not exceeding 15 birds for all species including hybrids combined.
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 8 Aug 2010 20 All areas
26 Feb and 27 Feb 2011 25 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 8 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Canada goose 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 15 All areas
26 Feb and 27 Feb 2011 15 All areas
Pukeko 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 12 All areas
26 Feb to 6 Mar 2011 12 All areas
California and brown quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 20 All areas
Cock pheasant 1 May to 15 Aug 2010 3 Area A
1 May to 29 Aug 2010 5 Rest of region
2 Definition of Area A
All lands north of a line running east/west, north of the Whangape Harbour, then along the main ridgeline of the Maungataniwha Range and out to and including all lands north of Whangaroa Harbour.
3 Shooting Hours
3.1 6.30am to 6.30pm, except that Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day during the specified open season.
3.2 The shooting hours of paradise shelduck and Canada geese on 26 and 27 February 2011 will be from 6.30am to 8.00pm.
3.3 The hunting of pukeko from 26 February 2011 through to 6 March 2011 inclusive will be from 6.30am to 8.00pm.
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Special Conditions
5.1 No person shall wilfully leave on the hunting ground any game bird(s) shot or parts of any game bird(s) shot.
5.2 Camouflaged Rowboats: Persons may hunt or kill game from an unmoored camouflaged rowboat.
5.3 During the 26 and 27 February 2011 special paradise shelduck and Canada goose season, there shall be no hunting within 300 metres of any urban sewage oxidation ponds.
5.4 During the 26 February to 6 March 2011 special pukeko season, there shall be no hunting within 300 metres of any urban sewage oxidation ponds.
[8] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
AUCKLAND/WAIKATO FISH AND GAME REGION [9]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season, except that no duck may be hunted on Great Barrier Island
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck and any hybrid of those species 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 6 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 1 All areas
Grey, mallard and shoveler duck: A maximum total bag not exceeding 6 birds for all species combined and no more than the individual bag limit for each species.
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 The region south of Auckland Harbour Bridge
1 May to 27 Jun 2010 20 The region north of Auckland Harbour Bridge
Pukeko 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 20 The region west of State Highway 1 and north of State Highway 22 (Glenbrook Road), Constable and Karioitahi Roads
Black swan 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 1 All other areas (except that no Black swan may be hunted or killed on the Waikato Hydro Lakes: Karapiro, Arapuni and Waipapa)
Canada goose 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 20 All areas
Bobwhite (Virginian) quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Cock pheasant 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 3 All areas
Pheasant, both sexes 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 6 for this Region
Red legged partridge 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 6 for this Region
2 Shooting Hours
Shooting hours are 6.30am to 6.30pm, except that Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day for the 24-hour Canada goose season; 6.30am 24 May 2010 to 6.30pm 29 August 2010 inclusive.
3 Decoy Limit
No limit, except on Lake Waikare - a total decoy limit of 50 decoys per stand and no decoys to be placed within 50 metres of those placed by another hunter. Note: No restriction on goose decoys.
[9] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83 of 22 May 1990, as amended by Gazette, No. 129, of 29 August 1991, at page 2787
4 Special Conditions
4.1 From 1 May to 27 June 2010 inclusive, no person may use or cause to be used for the hunting or killing of game on Lake Waikare, any drifting or temporarily moored floating stand or any stand, hide or maimai which is permanently fixed to the lake bed except within 180 metres of the outer margin of the lake or the shoreline of Motu Nuia Island (Grape Island).
4.2 Floating maimais are allowed on Lake Waikare following the conclusion of the duck hunting season to provide greater opportunity to target Canada geese.
4.3 No person may use or cause to be used for the hunting or killing of game on Lake Ngaroto any fixed stand, pontoon, hide or maimai except within 85 metres of the margin of the lake.
4.4 No person may use or cause to be used for the hunting or killing of game on Lake Rotokauri any fixed stand, pontoon, hide or maimai on any open water of the lake.
4.5 No person may wilfully leave on the hunting ground any game bird(s) shot or parts of any game birds shot.
4.6 No person may herd or drive waterfowl for the purpose of hunting or killing them.
4.7 No person may shoot game from any unmoored boat on the Waikato River north of the boat ramp at the confluence of the Mangawara Stream and the Waikato River at Taupiri on any of the first three days or the second weekend of the open season.
4.8 No person may possess a firearm in or on any unmoored vessel, except a rowboat, unless the firearm is dismantled or secured in a case, gunslip or other secure compartment, except when in use to retrieve wounded game.
4.9 On public land, the last tagged owner must remove any maimai not tagged up for 2 years from the date of the last mark-up.
5 Closed Game Areas
5.1 All that area of the Waikato River below Mean High Water Spring Tide from the Tasman Sea inland to an imaginary line commencing from a marker at the exit of the Fisherman's Road drain on the north-western side of the river in Block VII Maioro Survey District, bearing 126 degrees true to a marker on the south-eastern side of the river.
5.2 The Kaitoke Creek, Great Barrier Island and its tributaries, and an area 100 metres in width on either bank from the main road bridge over the Kaitoke Creek upstream to the southern boundary of Allotment 185 Aotea Parish and the eastern boundary of the State Forest Reserve, the Awana Stream and an area 100 metres in width on either bank from its confluence with the sea at
low-water mark to the point where the main tributary flowing across Allotment 178 Aotea Parish meets the Awana Stream, the Saltwater Creek and an area 100 metres in width on either bank from its confluence with the sea at Oruawhara Bay to a point where the south-east boundary of Allotment NW 74 Aotea Parish crosses the creek.
5.3 All DP 23519, being part Maungatapu Block, Blocks II and VI Maungakawa Survey District, being 15 hectares, the property of A. C. Allen, Riverdale, Piako, Morrinsville.
5.4 The township of Te Aroha.
5.5 All that area lying to the east of the Southern Motorway and known as Pahurehure Inlet.
5.6 129 hectares, being part of the Manukau Harbour known as Waimahia Creek (excluding the oxidation pond).
5.7 Plan DP S81922 of Lots 1-6, subdivision of part Lot 7 DP 9441 and part Section 19 Block II Whitianga Survey District, 53.3353 hectares. Property of Andrew Hill.
5.8 Weavers Lake at Huntly.
6 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
6.1 This clause applies to the following properties only:
a) Lakelands Property: The property is located 15 kilometres west of Rangariri (Northern Waikato) on the Tikotiko Road, bounded by the Tikotiko River and Lake Whangape on its northern boundary, Awaroa stream and swamp on its eastern boundary and Tikotiko Road on its southern and western boundaries, being 874 hectares in total and contained in certificates of title SA1A/134, SA2B/551, 271499, SA43A/702, SA64A/872, SA67D/374, Lot 3, Lot 2, Lot 3 (different DPS), SA128/168, SA1A/895, SA146/64, SA2B/71 and SA64A/872, part Allotment 1 Whangape Parish. The property is owned by Awaroa Lands Limited, Karnali Downs Limited and Saxton Family Trust. It is subject to no hunting on 1, 2, 8 and 9 May 2010 and during the week 3 to 7 May 2010 only between 9.00am and 4.00pm daily.
b) Matingarahi Station: Property owned by Trade Lines Malaysian Limited located at 621 Orere Matingarahi Road, some 8.8 kilometres south-west of Orere Point, bounded by Orere Matingarahi Road on the eastern and northern boundary, and Auckland Regional Council Hunua Ranges regional park on the southern and western boundaries, being 969 hectares, and contained in certificates of title NA1194/74 and NA138B/207.
6.2 Where hunting takes place in any specified property defined in this notice, no person shall have in that person's possession outside that specified property, any game taken from that specified property, unless affixed to the game is a label with the name of the specified property where that game was taken or killed written legibly on it.
6.3 Birds released on any specified property shall not have their wings clipped after 8 weeks of age.
6.4 Birds released on any specified property shall not have their beaks clipped at any time.
6.5 Pheasants released shall not be hunted before 18 weeks of age and red legged partridges shall not be hunted before 16 weeks of age.
6.6 Waterfowl shall not be hunted on specified property on the same day that a pheasant or red legged partridge hunt takes place on that property.
6.7 The unlimited daily bag for any specified property shall only apply when at least 1,000 pheasants and/or red legged partridges have been released on to that specified property within 5 months of the opening day of the season; otherwise the daily bag limit shall be 3 birds.
EASTERN FISH AND GAME REGION [10]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 30 May 2010 2 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 6 Area A1, A2
1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 Area B2 and that part of B1, which lies south of the true right bank of the Uawa River, Tolaga Bay
1 May to 11 Jul 2010 20 That part of B1, which lies north of the true right bank of the Uawa River, Tolaga Bay
5 and 6 Mar 2011 20 That part of B1, which lies north of the true right bank of the Uawa River, Tolaga Bay
Pukeko 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 22 Aug 2010 No limit Area A1
1 May to 27 Jun 2010 2 Area A2
Closed season 0 Area B1
Closed season 0 Area B2
Canada goose 1 May to 19 Sep 2010 No limit All areas
5 and 6 Mar 2011 No limit All areas
Bobwhite (Virginian) quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit All areas
Brown quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 5 All areas
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Area A1 & A2
1 May to 29 Aug 2010 5 Area B1 & B2
Cock pheasant 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 5 All areas excluding upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 6 for this Region
Pheasant, both sexes 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 6 for this Region
Cock pheasant 30 Aug to 26 Sep 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 6 for this Region (junior hunters only)
Red legged partridge 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 6 for this Region
2 Definition of Areas
The following descriptions refer to Local Authority Boundaries described on the Infomap 242B-2 Department of Survey and Land Information (now Land Information New Zealand) for the Eastern Region Fish and Game Council region.
[10] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
2.1 Area A1: Tauranga District, Western Bay of Plenty District, that part of the South Waikato District within the Eastern Fish and Game region and east of State Highway 1, Rotorua District, Kawerau District, Whakatane District and Opotiki District.
2.2 Area A2: Those parts of the South Waikato District west of State Highway 1 within the Eastern Fish and Game region, Taupo District and Ruapehu District, which lie within the Eastern Fish and Game region.
2.3 Area B1: Gisborne District.
2.4 Area B2: That part of Wairoa District within the Eastern Fish and Game region.
3 Shooting Hours
Species Area Date Hours
All species except Canada geese and paradise shelduck All areas 1 May - end of their respective seasons 2010 6.15am-6.15pm
Canada geese and paradise shelduck In that area of B1 North of the Uawa River, Tolaga Bay All season (including 5 & 6 Mar) 24 hour hunting
Canada geese All other areas (excluding B1 north of Uawa River) After the mallard & grey duck season (including
5 & 6 Mar) 24 hour hunting
Paradise shelduck All other areas (excluding B1 north of Uawa River) 1 May to the end of the paradise shelduck season 6.15am-6.15pm
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Special Conditions
5.1 Unpinned magazine shotguns, to manufacturer's specifications, may be used.
5.2 No maimai shall impede the use of navigable channels in the Tauranga Harbour, Ohiwa Harbour, Little Waihi Estuary, Lake Aniwhenua and Lake Taupo.
5.3 Maimais erected in the Little Waihi Estuary, Lake Aniwhenua, Ohiwa Harbour, Stump and Waihi bays of Lake Taupo must be dismantled and removed within 2 weeks of the close of the season
(ie by 12 September 2010).
6 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
6.1 Titoki Hereford Stud: The property is situated along a 4 kilometre road frontage, at the top of Tikitere Hill from above Hell's Gate to opposite Moose Lodge entrance, DPS 36936, DPS 27776, DPS 24257 and DP 8128. It is bounded by Fletcher Challenge Tikitere Forest and Okataina Scenic Reserve. The property is owned by the Wells No2 Trust Farm Partnership.
6.2 Benner's Brothers Farm: The property is located 8 kilometres up the Bush Road from Pongokawa. It is bounded by Pongakawa River, Rotoehu Forest and Bush Road, Sections 4, 5 and 7 SO 7437 Block IX Waihi South Survey District. The property is leased by G. Vercoe.
6.3 Equine Farm: The property is located approximately 6 kilometres in a north-west direction from Lake Rotoehu with Rotoehu Road and Fletcher Challenge's Rotoehu Forest on the main boundaries. It is made up of 283 hectares being entirely enclosed within deer fence, DPS 17091. The property is owned by Equine Estate Limited.
6.4 Prime Pine: The property is located on the Matata Highway and consists of some 120 hectares of pine forest. DPS 58240. It is bounded by Hingston, Fraser, Prinz and Knight properties. The property is owned by Prime Pine Partnership.
6.5 Harakeke Station Taupo: The property covers an area of 946.37 hectares and is bounded by State Highway 1, Tutukau Road and Tram Road. It consists of Legal Tatua East 25ML 19522 Block V, Tatua Survey District. The property is owned by Harakeke Company Limited.
HAWKE'S BAY FISH AND GAME REGION [11]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Mallard/grey duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 All areas

Shoveler duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 2 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 All areas
Pukeko 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 29 Jun 2010 3 All areas
Canada goose 1 May to 31 Oct 2010 15 1 Within a 40 kilometre radius of Porangahau town centre but within that radius not more than 20 kilometres from the East Coast
1 May to 31 Oct 2010 15 2 From Kuripapango north of the Napier Taihape Road and west of the Ngaruroro River
Bobwhite (Virginian) quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit All areas
Brown quail Closed season 0 All areas
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Cock pheasant 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 3 All areas excluding upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 4 for the Region
Pheasants, both sexes 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 4 for the Region
Pheasants, both sexes 30 Aug to 26 Sep 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 4 for the Region (junior hunters only)
Red-legged partridge 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 4 for the Region
2 Shooting Hours
6.15am to 6.30pm, except that Canada goose may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day from 28 June to
31 October 2010.
3 Decoy Limit
No limit.
[11] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
4 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
4.1 Whanawhana Trust property: Lots 2 and 3 DP 24970, namely that area north and south of Whanawhana Road, Whanawhana, bordered by the Ngaruroro River in the south and the Otamauri stream in the north. The "Whanawhana" property is owned by the Whanawhana Trust.
4.2 Glencoe Station: Located in Central Hawke's Bay 8 kilometres south of Maraekakaho on State Highway 50. The property is 1200 hectares bounded by farms off Whakapirau Road to the west, Ruakawa Road to the south, Glencoe Station Road to the east and State Highway 50 to the north. These farms are owned by Mark Taylor, Graham De Gruchy, John Mulcaster, Nick Buckholt, John McPhee and Edwards brothers. The "Glencoe" property is owned by Colin Lindsay.
4.3 Tuna Nui Station: Bounded by Flag Range Road to the east, the Waikonini Creek and Rauwhenua Forest in the west and north respectively and the Napier-Taihape Road to the south. The "Tuna Nui" property is owned by the Andrew Russell Trust.
4.4 Ngamatea Station: Being the property north of the Napier-Taihape Road and bounded by the Taraurau River to the east, the Rangitikei River to the west and the Waingakai Stream to the north. The "Ngamatea" property is owned by the Apatu-Ngamatea Trust.
4.5 Waterford Partnership: 1123 Ugly Hill Road, Wanstead, Central Hawke's Bay. Block XIII Motuotaria Survey District Lot 6 DP 7692. Waterford Partnership is owned by Mick Nesbitt.
4.6 Hau Ora Farm: Lots 1-3 DP 351714 and Lot 2 DP 336932. Bounded by Rochfort and Kahuranaki Roads. Hau Ora Farm is owned by Michael Whittaker and Peter McIntosh.
TARANAKI FISH AND GAME REGION [12]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 1 Jun 2010 2 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 All areas
Pukeko 1 May to 15 Aug 2010 5 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 1 All areas
Canada goose 1 May to 15 Aug 2010 10 Area A & B
1 May to 26 Sep 2010 20 Area C
California quail 1 May to 15 Aug 2010 5 All areas
Cock pheasant 1 May to 15 Aug 2010 2 All areas
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Area A: That area within the following boundary commencing at Waiaruhe Road. Then by that road, Owhakura Road, Whangaehu Valley Road and Fields Track to Kakatahi. Then by straight lines to Pipiriki and Tawhata. Then by Tawhata Road to the boundary. Then by the generally eastern boundary of the region to Waiaruhe Road.
2.2 Area B: That area within the following boundary commencing at Waiaruhe Road. Then by that road, Owhakura Road, Whangaehu Valley Road and Fields Track to Kakatahi. Then by straight lines to Pipiriki and Makakaho Junction down the eastern bank of the Waitotara River to the sea. Then by the sea coast and generally eastern boundary of the region to Waiaruhe Road.
2.3 Area C: The balance of the region contained by the westerly boundaries of Area A and B and the sea coast between the Mokau River and Waitotara River mouths.
3 Hours of Shooting
The hours of shooting are 6.30am to 6.15pm, but Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day from 27 June to 26 September 2010.
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Special Conditions
5.1 Special Paradise Shelduck Season
Areas B and C only: 26 and 27 February 2011, 6.30am to 7.30pm. Daily bag limit: Paradise Shelduck 10.
5.2 Special Canada Goose Season
Area B only: 26 February to 27 March 2011 inclusive, 24-hour hunting allowed. Daily bag limit: Canada goose 10. Area C only: 5 February to 27 March 2011 inclusive, 24-hour hunting allowed. Daily bag limit: Canada goose 20.
6 Pond feeding
Pond feeding is permitted.
[12] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
WELLINGTON FISH AND GAME REGION [13]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 10 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 2 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 15 All areas
12 Feb to 27 Feb 2011 5 Areas A1, B1
Pukeko 1 May to 27 Jun 2010 5 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 9 May 2010 3 Area A1
5 June to 22 Aug 2010 2 Area A1
1 May to 2 May 2010 1 Area B1
5 June to 7 Jun 2010 3 Area B1
26 June to 27 Jun 2010 3 Area B1
Canada goose 1 May to 27 Mar 2011 No limit All areas
Bobwhite (Virginian) quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit All areas
Brown quail Closed season 0 All areas
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 5 All areas
Cock pheasant 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 2 All areas excluding upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause
5 for this Region
Pheasant, both sexes 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 5 for this Region
Red-legged partridge 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit All areas
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Area A: Tararua/Northern and Eastern Wairarapa. All of the Wellington region east of main Ruahine and Tararua/Rimutaka ranges outside of Area A1.
2.2 Area B: Rangitikei/Northern Manawatu. All of the Wellington region west of main Ruahine and Tararua/Rimutaka ranges outside of Area B1.
2.3 Area A1: That part of the Wellington region that is east of the Rimutaka and Tararua Ranges, to the Waingawa River, south of that river and the Ruamahanga River to Wardells Bridge and then west of the Masterton-Martinborough Road to the Huangarua River, Ruakokapatuna River, and Aorangi Range to Cape Palliser.
2.4 Area B1: That part of the Wellington region that is south of the railway line from Marton to the Manawatu Gorge and then west of the Tararua and Rimutaka ranges to Turakirae Head.
3 Hours of Shooting
6.30am to 6.30pm excluding Canada goose that may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day during the specified open season. The paradise shelduck summer season hours of hunting are from 6.30am to 8.30pm.
[13] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
Rathmoy Game Preserve: Located at Whaka Farm, Cooks Road, Hunterville, being 902.7 hectares in total and contained in Part Section 100 Block VII, Section 13 Block VI Ongo Survey District; RATA Farm Settlement; Part DP 476 Block VI Ongo Survey District; Part Section 29
DP 244 Block VI Ongo Survey District; all DP 2975 Block VII Ongo Survey District; Lot 1 DP 2689 Block VII Ongo Survey District; Part Lots 4 and 5 DP 450 Block VII Ongo Survey District; Part Section 22 and 23 DP 344 Part DP 5613; all DP 5614 Sections 15-23 Blocks VI and VII Ongo Survey District. The property is bounded by Cooks Road and the Rangitikei River to the east, James Bull's property to the south, Rangatira Road to the west, and James Bull's and Jack Still's properties to the north. The property is owned by C R Grace Family Trust. Also the adjoining land at Stranraer Farm, Cooks Road, Hunterville, being 15.6 hectares in total and contained in Sections 125-128 Block VII Ongo Survey District and Part Lot 3 DP 2689. The property is owned by Rod Agnew. Also the adjoining land at Samuel Weston Farm, Cooks Road, Hunterville, being 20.8 hectares in total and contained in Part Lot 8A DP 309 Part Lot 2 2689 Section 102 Block VII Ongo Survey District. The property is owned by Samuel Weston Property Trust.
Te Para Hut: Located at Toe Toe Road, Awarua, Taihape, being 127.8 hectares in total and contained in Lots 1 and 2 DP 58801 Block VI Hautapu Survey District. The property is leased by Andrew Duncan and owned by Ben Popaka.
NELSON MARLBOROUGH REGION [14]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck and any hybrid of those species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 15 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 31 May 2010 2 All areas
Grey, mallard and shoveler duck aggregate limit: A maximum total bag not exceeding 15 birds, which must comprise no more than 7 grey and 2 shoveler duck, when in season.
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 10 All areas
Pukeko 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 10 Except East Coast/Kaikoura area
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 East Coast/Kaikoura area only
26 Jul to 31 Oct 2010
1 Jan to 28 Feb 2011 10
10 Pheasant area only
Pheasant area only
Black swan 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 20 All areas
Canada goose 1 May to 30 Nov 2010 No limit Except Wairau Lagoons
1 Feb to 18 Apr 2011 No limit All areas
1 May to 19 Sep 2010 No limit Wairau Lagoons only
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 Except Motueka and Waimea River Bermland
5 Jun to 29 Aug 2010 10 Motueka and Waimea River Bermland only
Cock pheasant 5 Jun to 7 Jun 2010
26 Jun and 27 Jun 2010
24 Jul and 25 Jul 2010 1
1
1 Pheasant area only
Chukar Closed season Nil All areas
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Wairau Lagoons
That area defined as all open waters, islands and the peninsula between Chandlers Lagoon and Big Lagoon, south of the Wairau River mouth, including Te Aropipi Channel and south to the White Bluffs.
2.2 Pheasant Area
The area west of the Bryant Range, north of State Highway 63 from St Arnaud to Kawatiri Junction, and east of the Hope and Arthur Ranges.
2.3 Motueka River Bermland
The area adjacent to the Motueka River downstream of the Alexandra Bluff Bridge within the boundaries of State Highway 61 and Old Wharf Road to the east and the Motueka River West Bank Road, Umukuri Road and Lodder Lane in the west.
[14] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
2.4 Waimea River Bermland
That area known as the Waimea Bermland contained within the stopbanks (or a 200 metre strip from both riverbanks where stopbanks are not present) of the Waimea and Wairoa Rivers up to the junction of the Lee River and the Wai-iti River up to State Highway 6 (Wai-iti Bridge).
2.5 East Coast/Kaikoura Area
The area to the east of the Awatere Valley/Molesworth Road and the Redwood Pass Road.
3 Shooting Hours
6.30am to 6.30pm during May, then 6.45am to 6.15pm until the end of the 2010 dabbling duck season. Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day after 25 July 2010.
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Special Conditions
5.1 All permanent hunting stands/maimais used for the purposes of hunting of game on the Wairau Lagoons must be situated above the mean high water level.
5.2 Moored camouflaged boats are permitted for hunting or killing game in the Wairau Lagoons, but shall not be within 200 metres of any other hunting stand.
5.3 Farmers who hunt their own property are allowed under section 19 of the Wildlife Act 1953 to do so without having to purchase a licence, although they are subject to this notice and the Regulations.
WEST COAST FISH AND GAME REGION [15]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck and any hybrid of those species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 Aggregate bag 20 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 20 All areas
5 Mar to 27 Mar 2011 20 All areas
Pukeko 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 20 All areas
5 Mar to 27 Mar 2011 20 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All areas
Canada goose 1 May to 27 Mar 2011 No limit All areas
Bobwhite (Virginian) quail 1 Apr to 31 Mar 2011 10 Upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 4 for this Region
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All other areas
California quail 1 Apr to 31 Mar 2011 10 Upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 4 for
this Region
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All other areas
Chukar 1 Apr to 31 Mar 2011 10 Upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 4 for
this Region
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All other areas
Pheasant, both sexes 1 Apr to 31 Mar 2011 10 Upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 4 for
this Region
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All other areas
Red-legged partridge 1 Apr to 31 Mar 2011 10 Upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 4 for
this Region
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All other areas
2 Shooting Hours
6.30am to 6.30pm, except that Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day during the specified open season.
[15] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
3 Decoy Limit
No limit.
4. Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
Upland Game Area A: The area of land clearly signposted and confined to that part of the Haupiri River Valley upstream of the Haupiri River bridge (NZMG reference 1495322E, 5285775N). The land is contained in certificates of title WS5A/972, WS5D/97, WS5A/973, WS5B/308, WS5B/309, WS2D/1052, WS2A/905, WS5A/545, WS2A/1197 owned by the Christian Church Community Trust, and WS8A/680 owned by F. and P. Stedfast, situated at 189 Heaphy Road, Lake Haupiri, and land titles WS1A/1421, WS2D/876, WS1B/486, WS8C/1072, WS8C/1073, WS2D/854, WS8A/681, and WS5B/311 owned by the Christian Church Community Trust, situated at 082 Wallace Road, Lake Haupiri. The area of land owned by the Gloriavale Christian Community clearly signposted and confined to that part of the Haupiri River Valley upstream of NZMG reference 2405147E, 5844817N.
NORTH CANTERBURY FISH AND GAME REGION [16]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey duck and any hybrid of that species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 5 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 30 May 2010 2 All areas
Mallard duck and any hybrid of that species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 25 All areas
Grey, mallard and shoveler duck aggregate bag 25 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 5 Area A
1 May to 26 Sep 2010 20 Area B
29 Jan to 27 Mar 2011 20 Area B
Pukeko 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 26 Sep 2010 5 Area A
1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 Area B
Canada goose 1 May to 28 Nov 2010 No limit All areas
5 Feb to 17 Apr 2011 No limit All areas
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Cock pheasant 5 and 6 Jun 2010 (two days only) 1 All areas excluding the upland game property with special conditions specified in clause 5.2 for this Region
Pheasant (both sexes)
1 June to 30 Sep 2010 No limit The upland game property with special conditions specified in clause 5.2 for this Region
Chukar Closed season Nil All areas
Red Legged Partridge 1 June to 30 Sep 2010 No limit The upland game property with special conditions specified in clause 5.2 for this Region
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Area A (Paradise shelduck and black swan): That area east of State Highway 1 from the Rakaia River in the south to Woodend Beach Road in the north.
2.2 Area B (Paradise shelduck and black swan): The remainder of the region excluding "Area A".
3 Shooting Hours
3.1 Canada goose
1 May to 31 May 2010 6.30am to 6.30pm
1 June to 17 April 2011 24 hours per day during the specified season
3.2 Paradise shelduck
2 May to 26 September 2010 6.30am to 6.30pm during the specified season
29 January to 27 March 2011 5.00am to 10.00pm during the specified season
[16] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
3.3 All other game birds 6.30am to 6.30pm during the specified season
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Special Conditions
5.1 No person shall wilfully leave on the hunting ground the bodies or parts of bodies of any game bird shot in this region.
5.2 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions:
That fenced area of Hopefield Station identified as Sections DP 2124, DP 19934, DP 22565,
DP 33288, located on the property "Hopefield" on the Leader Road, between Waiau and State Highway 1. The Hopefield property is owned by the "HM Satterthwaite Trust" operated by Martin and Gina Satterthwaite and known as "North Canterbury Game Preserve".
6 Closed Game Areas
There are three Closed Game Areas in the North Canterbury Region: St Anne's Lagoon, the northern end of the Rakaia Lagoon and the Ahuriri Lagoon.
6.1 St Anne's Lagoon: Those parts of St Anne's Lagoon (commonly known as Cheviot Lagoon) situated on part Section 27 Block IV, and part Sections 1 and 4 Block VII Cheviot Survey District together with a strip of land 45.72 metres in width along the margins. On the remainder of this lagoon and land adjoining (being Reserve 3146), shooting is prohibited as it is a reserve pursuant to the Reserves Act 1977.
6.2 Rakaia Lagoon: All that area known as the Rakaia River Lagoon, being an area from a line commencing at the confluence of Boat Creek which flows into the lagoon from the northern shore, then north-easterly to the head of the lagoon and including the foreshore in front of the Rakaia Huts Village, then around the lagoon and south-west along the shingle spit opposite Boat Creek, the area being specifically marked by "Closed Game Area" signage.
6.3 Ahuriri Lagoon: All that area of land in the Canterbury Land District, situated in Block X Halswell Survey District, in the Counties Ellesmere and Halswell, containing approximately 249 hectares being Rural Sections 1167 and 31239, part Rural Section 3319, part Reserve 3598, including Lots 1 and 2, and Lots 4 to 11, Crown and road reserves; commencing at the north-western corner of Rural Section 11167 on the eastern boundary of Burke's Drain and road reserve proceeding in an easterly direction along the northern boundary of Rural Section 11167 and Reserve 3598 to the south-eastern corner of Rural Section 11165; then easterly in a straight line crossing Reserve 3598 to the
south-eastern corner of Rural Section 11166; then easterly along the northern boundaries of Reserve 3598 and Rural section 31239 to the north-eastern corner of Rural Section 31239 at the western side of the Christchurch-Akaroa Main Highway; then southerly, south-easterly and easterly along the said highway and crossing road reserve, the old course of the Halswell River, and road reserve to the south-east of the road reserve along the south bank of the old course of the Halswell River; then south-westerly along the south side of the said road reserve to the eastern side of the road reserve on the eastern bank of the Halswell Canal; then south-easterly in a straight line across the said road reserve and the Halswell Canal to the southern boundary of Reserve 3598 on the western bank of the said Halswell Canal; then generally westerly along the southern boundary of Reserve 3598 and across Matthews Road and continuing along the southern boundary of Reserve 3598 to the
south-eastern side of Davidson's Road; then north-easterly along the south-eastern side of Davidson's Road to the southern bank of the Halswell River.
CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND FISH AND GAME REGION [17]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey duck and any hybrid of that species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 5 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 2 All areas
Mallard duck and any hybrid of that species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010
5, 6 and 12, 13 Feb 2011 50
10 All areas
Area C
Grey, mallard and shoveler duck: A maximum total aggregate bag not exceeding 50 birds for all those species including hybrids combined, except that within the aggregate bag a limit of 5 grey duck and
2 shoveler duck must apply.
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 15 East of State Highway 1
1 May to 26 Sep 2010 15 West of State Highway 1
Pukeko 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 10 All areas
Black swan 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 5 Area B
Closed season 0 Area A
Canada goose 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Area A
1 May to 28 Nov 2010 No limit Area B
5 Feb to 10 Apr 2011 No limit Area B
Bobwhite (Virginian) quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit All areas
California quail 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Chukar (by permit only) 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Cock pheasant 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 4 All areas excluding Craigmore, Dorset Downs and Ngahere upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 5 for this Region
Pheasant, both sexes 1 Apr to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Dorset Downs upland game property with special conditions only specified in clause 5 for this Region
1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Craigmore and Ngahere Game Ranch upland game properties with special conditions only specified in clause 5 for this Region
Red-legged partridge Closed season 0 All areas excluding upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 5 for this Region
[17] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, as amended by Gazette, No. 129, of 29 August 1991, at page 2789
1 Apr to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Dorset Downs upland game property with special conditions only specified in clause 5 for this Region
1 May to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Ngahere Game Ranch upland game property with special conditions only specified in clause 5 for this Region
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Area A: All that part of the region encompassing Lake Wainono and Wainono Reserve and bounded to the north by Hook Beach Road, the west by State Highway 1, the south by Poingdestres Road and the east by the Pacific Ocean.
2.2 Area B: That part of the region not included in Area A.
2.3 Area C: That part of the region north of the Opihi River only over agricultural grain crops and green feed paddocks and more than 200 metres from any water body.
2.4 Chukar Hunting: Chukar hunting is by permit only. Permits are available on request from the Fish and Game office in Temuka.
3 Shooting Hours
6.45am to 6.30pm, except that during the period 1 June 2010 to 10 April 2011 inclusive, Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day during the specified open season.
4 Decoy Limit
4.1 Lake Wainono and the Wainono Reserve: From opening day to the second Sunday after opening day, no person or persons sharing a stand shall use more than 25 decoys. No decoys to be placed within 50 metres of those placed by occupant(s) of another stand.
4.2 Rest of season: No limit.
5 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
5.1 Craigmore Game Preserve: That fenced area of Craigmore Station between Craigmore Valley, Timaunga, Limestone and Paerora Gorge roads near Timaru, that includes Lots 1-3 DP 14945 and Lots 1 and 2 DP 315289 and marked with signposts reading Craigmore Game Preserve. The "Craigmore" property is owned by Forbes and Bridget Elworthy.
5.2 Dorset Downs Game Preserve: That fenced area of Dorset Downs Station between Colliers and Patersons roads near Timaru, that includes Sections 45 Timaunga Settlement Extension Sections 7-950 5020 Block IX Otaio Survey District and marked with signposts reading Dorset Downs Game Preserve. The "Dorset Downs" property is owned by Robyn J. Murphy.
5.3 Ngahere Game Ranch: That fenced area of Ngahere Station at 617 Upper Mill Road, near Waimate that includes Lots 1-7 DP 335572 and marked with signposts reading Ngahere Game Ranch. The "Ngahere" property is owned by Bruce and Mieke Flett.
OTAGO FISH AND GAME REGION [18]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit Hunting Area
Grey/mallard duck and any hybrid of those species 1 May to 25 Jul 2010 25 All areas
Shoveler duck 1 May to 30 May 2010 2 All areas
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 29 Aug 2010 12 All areas
Pukeko Closed season 0 All areas
Black swan Closed season 0 Area A
1 May to 29 Aug 2010 5 Area B
Canada goose 1 May to 31 Mar 2011 No limit All areas
California quail 5 Jun to 29 Aug 2010 10 All areas
Pheasant 5 Jun to 29 Aug 2010 5 All areas excluding upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 7 for this Region
1 Apr to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 7 for this Region
Red-legged partridge 1 Apr to 29 Aug 2010 No limit Upland game properties with special conditions specified in clause 7 for this Region
Chukar 5 Jun to 29 Aug 2010 2 All areas
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Area A: The Clutha River catchment upstream from the Clyde Dam.
2.2 Area B: The Clutha River catchment downstream from the Clyde Dam; the Taieri River catchment and all the coastal catchments between Shag Point and The Brothers Point on the east coast of the South Island.
3 Shooting Hours
Area A: 7.00am to 6.45pm
Area B: 7.00am to 6.30pm
Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day during the period 26 July 2010 to
31 March 2011 inclusive.
4 Decoy Limit
No limit.
5 Special Conditions
5.1 No person shall use or cause to be used on any water within the region for the hunting or killing of game, any fixed stand, pontoon, hide, loo or maimai, except within a distance of 10 metres from the
[18]Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861
water margin in non tidal waters, or from the low water mark in tidal waters, or from the
outside edge of the raupo growth where raupo abounds, without the prior consent of the Otago Fish
and Game Council.
5.2 No person may leave on the hunting ground the bodies or parts of bodies of Black swan or other game shot in the Otago Fish and Game Region.
5.3 Shooting from a boat is prohibited on the Clutha River on the opening weekend only.
5.4 Canada geese can be hunted during the closed season (April) if an authorisation is obtained from the Otago Fish & Game Council.
6 Refuges and Closed Game Areas
The following wetland refuges and closed game areas are closed to hunting:
Refuges Location
6.1 Lake Hayes Queenstown/Arrowtown highway
6.2 Hawksbury Lagoon Waikouaiti - East Otago
6.3 Finegand Balclutha
Closed Game Areas
6.4 Ashley Downs Near Clinton, South Otago
6.5 Tomahawk Lagoon Dunedin
6.6 Kawarau River outlet From Lake Wakatipu downstream to the Shotover River confluence
7 Upland Game Properties with Special Conditions
7.1 Craigneuk: The area of Craigneuk Station with special conditions is described as Craigneuk and defined as approx 513 hectares of Craigneuk Station encompassing the three forks of Dingo Creek and marked on the boundaries with signposts. The property "Craigneuk Station" is owned by John and Judith Duncan.
7.2 Rough Ridge: The total area of Rough Ridge Farm with special conditions is described as Rough Ridge and defined as approximately 900 hectares of Rough Ridge Farm near Oturehua that includes Section 24 Block XV1, Section 2 Block XV11 Blackstone Survey District, Section 3 Block V1 Poolburn Survey District, and Section 42 PT and Section 10 Block XV1 Blackstone Survey District. The boundaries are marked with signposts reading "Rough Ridge Game Preserve". The property "Rough Ridge" is owned by Fraser and Dee McKnight.
SOUTHLAND FISH AND GAME REGION [18]
1 Game That May be Hunted or Killed-Duration of 2010/2011 Season
Species Season Duration
(dates inclusive) Daily Bag Limit
Grey/mallard duck and any hybrid of those species 1 and 2 May 2010 15
3 May to 25 July 2010 10
Shoveler duck 1 May to 25 July 2010 2
Paradise shelduck 1 May to 25 July 2010 10
Pukeko 1 May to 25 July 2010 2
Black swan 1 May to 25 July 2010 1
Canada goose 1 May to 31 Mar 2011 No limit
California quail 5 Jun to 29 August 2010 5
Cock pheasant 5 Jun to 29 August 2010 5
Chukar Closed season 0
2 Shooting Hours
7.00am to 6.30pm or any period within these hours.
Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per day during the period 27 July 2010 to
31 March 2011 inclusive.
3 Decoy Limit
No limit.
4 Special Conditions
Shooting from boats is prohibited during the month of May 2010 on the Mataura, Aparima, Oreti, Waiau and Waimatuku rivers and their navigable tributaries.
Approved at Wellington this 8th day of March 2010.
Hon Kate Wilkinson
Minister of Conservation.
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[18] Reference to Description: Gazette, No. 83, of 22 May 1990, at page 1861