01 September 2020
DOC has released its reconsidered Tahr Control Operational Plan for 2020/2021, which describes how DOC will control Himalayan tahr on public conservation land to protect native alpine ecosystems.
14 August 2020
DOC says hunters seeking a trophy Himalayan tahr can now access new maps showing where mature bulls were seen during recent control operations.
17 July 2020
Himalayan tahr control is underway in the Southern Alps/Kā Tiritiri o te Moana, as the Department of Conservation moves to protect native plants and wildlife habitats vulnerable to tahr impacts.
10 July 2020
DOC is welcoming the findings of a judicial review into the lawfulness of its Operational Plan to control Himalayan tahr in the central South Island.
25 February 2020
Some of New Zealand’s unique alpine plant communities have a chance to recover and regenerate, following DOC and hunters’ ongoing efforts to control Himalayan tahr in the South Island.