10 May 2021
DOC new plan to manage Himalayan tahr lays the groundwork for hunters to play a bigger part in tahr management in future years.
26 November 2020
DOC has completed its planned Himalayan tahr control operations within the tahr feral range for 2020.
29 October 2020
Himalayan tahr on Crown pastoral land are being surveyed for the first time as part of efforts to learn more about their population in the iconic South Island high country.
14 September 2020
DOC has met with the Game Animal Council to discuss where Himalayan tahr control operations will be undertaken this year.
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.