Hunters are facing a cold, wet start to the duck shooting season, with the three-month window opening on Saturday.
With the duck season just a few weeks away, there's dispute over whether the drought has led to a decline in the mallard duck population.
More than 18,000 rabbits and one hunter's hand were the victims of the Great Easter Bunny Hunt in Central Otago.
Rotorua hunter James Dodds would be alive today if warnings from past hunting tragedies had been heeded by authorities, a coroner has ruled.
A hunter who shot and killed a friend in Rotorua says he wants other hunters to be aware this could happen to them.
A Rotorua man may face jail for the fatal shooting of his friend during a hunting trip.
A 75-year-old man has collapsed and died while hunting in Fiordland.
A Rotorua man charged with shooting dead his hunting mate has admitted causing his death.
A teenage boy is recovering in hospital after being shot while out hunting in Southland on Monday.
A teenage boy is recovering in hospital after being shot while out deer hunting in Southland.
A man charged with shooting dead his hunting mate has been denied access to firearms or ammunition after appearing in court.
A man has been charged after Rotorua mountain-biking identity James Dodds was shot dead by his hunting companion in bush last month.
The parents of a man shot on a hunting trip have welcomed a suggestion those involved with hunting deaths face harsher charges.
A central Otago helicopter company and an employee have been fined after pleading guilty to illegally hunting deer.
The man accidentally shot by a friend while hunting in the bush near Rotorua was a prominent mountain biker who built many of the trails in the town.
The body of a man shot dead by his hunting companion has been helicoptered out of dense bush this morning.
The partner of a man shot dead by his mate while hunting has posted an emotional tribute to him online.
The body of a man shot dead by his friend while hunting has been located, but will not be recovered tonight.
The man who shot and killed another hunter in the Wairarapa at Easter has been jailed for nine months.
Christopher Dummer, the Wellington man who mistakenly shot Cameron McDonald while deer hunting has been sent to jail for nine months and will have to pay reparation of $7000.
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