Saturday 4 May 2019 is the Opening Weekend for Game Season 2019.
This activity predominantly affects Section A - Pūkorokoro-Miranda to Thames of the Hauraki Rail Trail. Riders must be aware however this notice of warning is for the entire trail, and caution must be exercised at all times.
Riders seeking to avoid shooting activity entirely should consider riding Section C as the Karangahake Gorge is unaffected by Game Season.
Fish & Game New Zealand regulates game bird hunting throughout New Zealand. The regulations are amended each year to suit changing sporting and environmental conditions.
Each region has its own set of regulations working in conjunction with the national regulations.
Please be aware of and adhere to local regulations at all times.
You can view the game bird hunting regulations for the region here.
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