About the LNIRDF

The Lower North Island Red Deer Foundation Inc

An inaugural meeting of this group was held at the Manawatu NZDA club rooms in Palmerston North on 22 March 2016. The foundation replaces the original Lower North Island Hunter Liaison Group and was registered with the Companies office as an Incorporated Society (Inc) on 6 April 2016

The purpose was to create a new Incorporated Society that could further the improvement of recreational hunting of red deer in the lower North Island  including fostering Game Management.

  • Corporate members are hunting clubs primarily from the Lower North Island region
  • Individual members are indivuals or entities engaged in hunting and associated game management

Membership of the Board for 2017/2018 is;

  • Hutt Valley branch NZDA - Neill McAlpine
  • Ruahine Branch NZDA - Vince Payne
  • Horewhenua Hunting Club - Glenn Piggot
  • Manawatu Branch NZDA - Ian Patterson
  • Taihape branch NZDA - TBN
  • Napier Branch NZDA - TBN
  • Central District Field and Game Club - Ross Whitelock
  • Wanganui & District Hunters & Stalkers Club -
  • Wairarapa Branch NZDA - Martin Amos
  • Bush branch NZDA - Steve Silcock
  • Hastings Branch NZDA - TBN
  • Kapiti Branch NZDA - TBN
  • Wellington Branch NZDA -
  • Porirua Branch NZDA - Graeme Blanchard
  • Bruce Cottrill - Individual

Officers of the board are;

  • President - Gordon George
  • Treasuer; Ivan Morrison
  • Secretary - Derrick Field