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Ruahine WARO areas and dates - roar planning
Mar 5th, 2018 at 9:34pm
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We are trying to decide on a plan for the roar and wouldnít mind doing some tops exploring for stags but wonder if we will be wasting our time and should just stick to the bush.

What times during the year is WARO allowed to operate and what areas do they hit? Iíve been hearing lots of reports of very little deer about with gutbags everywhere and then the 1080 tops it off. Does anyone else have luck hunting ruahine tops in the roar?

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Re: Ruahine WARO areas and dates - roar planning
Reply #1 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 9:24am
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As I understand it WARO is allowed in Ruahines from 1st may until November or December I think.
I too have heard reports of gutbags and very few deer about in the more open areas of the northern Ruahines, an am keen to get back in there to see for myself especially with the recent 1080 drop as well.
Still plenty of animals in the southern parts of the Ruahines, but I don't need to tell you that Grin.
Best of luck for the Roar though !!
  
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Reply #2 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 11:38am
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Can give you my spot if you keep it to yourself? pm me if you're keen.
  
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Reply #3 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 12:16pm
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Ruahines had a hammering by helicopters up until the Closure on 31st November. deer should quietened down a bit, maybe
A lot were taken out.
Including the Nortwestern 1080 area, so that got dealt to twice.
The Closed blocks shouldn't have been touched so should still be ok
  
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Reply #4 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 1:27pm
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RuahineRowan wrote on Mar 6th, 2018 at 11:38am:
Can give you my spot if you keep it to yourself? pm me if you're keen.


Absolutely, Iím not trying to suss spots. Just get advice so I can decide for myself 👍🏻
  

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30late wrote on Mar 6th, 2018 at 9:24am:
As I understand it WARO is allowed in Ruahines from 1st may until November or December I think.
I too have heard reports of gutbags and very few deer about in the more open areas of the northern Ruahines, an am keen to get back in there to see for myself especially with the recent 1080 drop as well.
Still plenty of animals in the southern parts of the Ruahines, but I don't need to tell you that Grin.
Best of luck for the Roar though !!


i will be doing the same where i go ,to look and see for myself ,i"ll know more when i talk to one of the station hands on the effect of the 1080 drop
best of luck 30late
  
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Reply #6 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 2:33pm
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no date limit for waro, they been shoot all year round for past 3 years easy with his truck parked on road side and chopper flying over farms and up onto the tops , even last week chopper pulled 18 off the western tops and took them into feilding. Local farmers say he up there most eeeks when fine. The chopper based in apiti been hounding all year long the western ruahines and southern no such thing as a closed waro season after doc renewed his waro licence . Just a waiting game until prices go down and blades stop turning so the tops get a spell.
  
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Reply #7 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 4:30pm
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My understanding is that 3 waro doc cert operators in north island, one lower north island who does not use it too often , one based up gizzy way and a guy at apiti in a blue rob 44. Got vid from December 2017 up mangaweka tops having a bomb up. I was up there watching a bit annoyed after the slog in . If thereís anyone doubting this Iíll just video him on the road side dropping off the deer next to his small truck. All deer go back to feilding and he shoots north western down to south ruahines and tararuas unchallenged. He must have a good contact in doc to get a pretty exclusive run for central ni . Scrappy heads though from what Iíve seen when yarning with the truck boy
  
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Reply #8 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 4:33pm
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overweighthunter wrote on Mar 6th, 2018 at 2:33pm:
no date limit for waro, they been shoot all year round for past 3 years easy with his truck parked on road side and chopper flying over farms and up onto the tops , even last week chopper pulled 18 off the western tops and took them into feilding. Local farmers say he up there most eeeks when fine. The chopper based in apiti been hounding all year long the western ruahines and southern no such thing as a closed waro season after doc renewed his waro licence . Just a waiting game until prices go down and blades stop turning so the tops get a spell.

then why hasn't someone got proof and demanded that DOC investigate????
last video I saw on facebook bout that, ended up the person videoing the so called poaching, just disappeared, after causing a shit storm on a FB page
  
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Reply #9 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 4:46pm
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Funny thing , a farmer did ring doc to complain, a blind deaf  mouse could see what direction that went .
  
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Reply #10 - Mar 6th, 2018 at 7:31pm
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tell the cocky to email admin@lnirdf.org.nz
with details

we will take it up with DOC

been another report of it, which is being documented right now

If the proof isn't provided, in writing, don't expect much
  
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Reply #11 - Mar 7th, 2018 at 5:19pm
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good to see you taking some action there TH  Smiley
  
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Reply #12 - Mar 7th, 2018 at 5:47pm
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I've just sent off an inquiry to DOC over who are the current operators, for waro in the rua's, last year i asked for similar  info on waro but didnt get a reply ,i think the doc person i was writing to and on numerous occasions  i might add decided for what ever reason not to reply, and i did ask also about what was happening with the court action of the LNIRDF over waro permits
  
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Reply #14 - Mar 8th, 2018 at 3:33pm
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if Your after facts and data then simple out in a official information request to the meat plant at feilding where the Ruahine veni goes through. Itís a public contract the choppa waro dude has.... or has not every wild deer he shoots in Ruahine is gps marked and that deer is reachable throughtvti the shipment out where ever. Doc also get this chopper data . As the chopper dude has a public licence as such the data is official records . Then with gps data of dates you will see they shoot all year the ruahines and Taraís
  
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