Category: Press Releases

Rural News Hound Loses The Plot

We loved the Hound’s Rural News piece on our Ruataniwha press release so much that Alan could not resist responding… Dear Hound, Your sources for your column seem to be well off the scent when you commented on “Selfish Fisherman” last week and the Outdoors Party. I guess we can’t

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Ruataniwha Environmental Benefits – Yeah Right!

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 10:22 am Press Release: Outdoors Party Ruataniwha Environmental Benefits – Yeah Right! The New Zealand Outdoors Party, the newly formed political party, is challenging pro-dam organisations to substantiate claims that the proposed Hawkes Bay Ruataniwha dam is good for the environment. “Rural News and Andrew Curtis

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HOW MANY IS TOO MANY TOURISTS?

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:53 am Press Release: Outdoors Party The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment report on Tourism Infrastructure, which identifies the effects on National Parks of too many tourists, is the tip of the iceberg according to the NZ Outdoors Party. The Outdoors Party advocates for outdoor

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The Demise of Lake Taupo Imminent if Carp Farm Goes Ahead

Press Release. NZ Outdoors Party 1st February 2016 Alan Simmons, leader of the Outdoors Party says he has been inundated with emails condemning the proposed Carp farm at Taupo and all are bewildered that the Minister of Conservation has already approved it. On Social media, forums, facebook people are angry

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Anglers Angry At Carp Farm Planned For Lake Taupo

Press Release from the NZ Outdoors Party 29/1/2015 “Anglers around Taupo and throughout the country are angry about the proposed Grass & Silver Carp farm at Taupo which has already been approved by DoC and Fish and Game” said Alan Simmons leader of the NZ Outdoors Party.. Mr Simmons said

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RECREATIONAL FISHING PARKS A SOP TO COMMERCIAL FISHERS

The Government’s consultation document on marine and recreational fishing parks has drawn fire from the Outdoors Party. They say it will have negligible impact on recreational sea fishing and shows how little those politicians who support it understand fishing and the outdoors. “Sediment and pollution from aquaculture, forestry run off,

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Alan Simmons

Wasp menace Making Outdoors Hell

Wasp menace Making Outdoors Hell The high population of wasps in the outdoors is making outdoor recreation outings a horror story says a noted outdoorsman and leader of the new Outdoors Party. “Ask any hunter, fisherman or tamper what it is like in our beautiful beech forest in March/ April

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Government Mesmerised by Trout Farming’s Mythical Bait

Press Release 3/11/15 A national trout fishing organisation says lobbying for trout farming by the aquaculture industry and corporate fishing companies, is based on a “mythical” economic value and neglected the dangers of trout farming to the country’s public trout fisheries. Spokesman for the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers, Ken

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