Category: News & Views

Letter to Otago Daily Times

As one introduced species to another, can I congratulate you on publishing Lewis Hore’s article (Bias against introduced animals needs revision, 20 Jan 2017).  How sick we all are of hearing the “all native good, all introduced bad” dogma which denies that honey bees pollinate native trees, eucalyptus and elderberry

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Submission on the Future of Our Fisheries Consultation Document

Submission on the Future of Our Fisheries Consultation Document To: Ministry of Primary Industries Name of Submitter: NZ Outdoors Party Date: 23 December 2016 Introduction The NZ Outdoors Party was formed in 2015 to garner the collective interests of all those who enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, tramping, hiking, biking and

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Carp Farm Proposal Stopped By Public Backlash

Carp Farm Proposal Stopped By Public Backlash. The recent Carp Farm “battle” was an excellent example of a community and democracy at work and while it was a local issue (Taupo) it could have been anywhere else in New Zealand where I am sure the outcome would have been the

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A THOUSAND EXCUSES

A THOUSAND EXCUSES by David Haynes Having heard almost every old cliche and assumptions why NOT support the new Outdoors Party. Here are 10 good reasons why you should. 1. I’d like to vote for you, but it’s a wasted vote. Wrong. The beauty of our Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)

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