Rotorua Branch Range Report February 2018.
Saturday 3 rd C.N.I.G.C. Service Rifle club day. Sunday 4 th D.A. 300M shoot. It was anticipated we would have a few visitors to take part but it turned out there was only one individual from Hamilton (Waikato Branch). The rules for the day were pretty relaxed, prone shooting of an improvised rest or bipod. Up to 5 sighters could be fired then a five shot match followed by a ten shot match, total twenty rounds. We did have nine participants which was a very good number. Score
Presidents Report Jan 2018
Hi all Well I hope all went well with you all over the new year and many a fine BBQ had, one can’t complain about the weather it’s been hot, hot, damn hot. But luckily, we have had good rain to make the pastures green. So new Government, sky hasn’t fallen in and we have yet to see what’s, going to happen with the arms act hopefully not much. But who watched the TV 1 news a night or two ago, the article was on whether the Police should do drug testing of drivers, and one top s
Rotorua NZDA Range report for January 2018.
Saturday 6th was a service rifle club day. Sunday 7th, should have been a 300M target shoot, but due to the 300M range having been recently topped with topsoil and the wet weather that followed it was not practical to run the event so those that turned up assembled on the 200M range and did their own thing, sighting in and the like. Sunday 21st was to have been a deer silhouette shoot but only one person other than myself turned up, so we had a run throught then called it a d
UK couple shocked by New Zealand 'Neanderthal' weed control approach
New Zealand’s clean and green image has come under attack from a visiting UK businessman. Our use of weed sprays across streams and pockets of native bush was “Neanderthal”, said Graham Gibbons. He and his wife Ruth Larsen have visited her family in Whanganui during most of the last 15 years. They love the Parapara stretch of SH4. but were devastated to see large areas of hilly farmland near Raetihi sprayed off this year. Mr Gibbons owns a landscaping business in the United