We will see a number of changes to firearms legislation over the coming year. Most of these will make life more difficult for law abiding firearms licence holders. Some of them will curtail our lawful sporting and recreational pursuits. None of them will reduce or stop illegal possession and criminal use of firearms. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/christchurch-shooting/111594950/gangs-bosses-say-weapons-wont-be-handed-back-after-christchurch-mosque-shooting

Firearms Legislation Amendments – Our Position

The Outdoors Party recognises that the actions of Branton Tarrant have changed New Zealand. We condemn him and all who propagate violence and hatred. All lawful firearms licence holders will have to adapt to the impending ban on military style semi-automatic firearms. The lack of proper consultation with lawful firearms users and organisations that support […]

2018 Sika Show Success

Thanks to all our old and new members for coming to see us at the Sika Show.  We had an amazing time, met hundreds of new people and signed up hundreds of new members! A big thank you to Mark Bridgman-McMillan, organiser of the Sika Show for his support and generosity.


We are grateful to Rex N. Gibson QSM, M.Sc. for the following article: Back in May 2018 the Stuff Media website raised a new issue of concern to all who enjoy the recreational and health benefits of clean waterways. Most people now recognise that industrial waste and faecal materials, whether from humans or ruminants, are […]


To All Our Members Another reminder that the 2018 AGM will be held at 10:00 on 16 June 2018 at the Sportsman’s Lodge, 15 Taupahi Road, Turangi. 3334.  All members welcome of course and please let Alan (alan@outdoorsparty.co.nz) know if you are attending.

WARO Worries

Here’s an interesting piece on WARO care of Points South.  Here’s hoping the Game Animal Council are engaging with DoC and the WARO Association to broker an equitable and sustainable solution to the current dog’s dinner…. Read it HERE  

Molesworth 1080 Deer Poisoning by OSPRI

Some time ago we wrote to the Chief Executive of Landcorp, Steve Carden, Minister of Conservation, Hon Eugenie Sage, Minister of Agriculture, Hon Damian O’Connor and OSPRI regarding the mass poisoning of hundreds of deer on Molesworth station back in October 2017.  Some, like Damian O’Connor neither acknowledged nor responded, the others’ responses confirmed that […]