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    War On Wapiti—The Roadshow | Rotorua

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    We're on the journey to make the great Fiordland Wapiti a Herd of Special Interest. But to get there we need your support. Come and join us on this special fundraising roadshow for an evening of all things Wapiti and conservation.

    🎤 Guest Speakers Roy Sloan, Cam Speedy | Wildlife Biologist and Todd McClay | Minister for Hunting & Fishing
    🎥 We will be screening NZ Hunter's documentary on the Fiordland Wapiti Foundation "Beyond The Odds"
    🌭 Food & Drink
    🧢 Merch
    🎟 Raffle

    Cam Speedy is a freelance Wildlife Biologist based in the Central North Island with more than 30 years’ experience working on a range of both native and introduced wildlife. Cam’s first love is Sika deer and he has been involved in Sika research most of his working life including habitat studies, herd dynamics, population monitoring and radio tracking work, with a number of published scientific papers and 100’s of magazine articles to his name. He is passionate about wildlife management and has dedicated his working life to understanding some of the complex wildlife issues unique to New Zealand, sharing that understanding with others and trying to make a difference.

    His training and work experience over the past 30 years through Massey University, New Zealand Forest Service, Department of Conservation and in the private and corporate sectors has given him a wealth of knowledge and practical experience. This knowledge and experience spans game, pest, threatened species and ecosystem management, related research and resource consent management. He has also developed strong networks and relationships with key practitioners and stakeholders along the way. 

    Todd McClay is the Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Forestry, Minister for Hunting and Fishing, Minister for Trade, and Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs. He has been the MP for Rotorua since 2008. Todd held several Ministerial roles in the Fifth National Government with portfolios including Trade, State-Owned Enterprises and Revenue. Todd has previously been a diplomat and was the Cook Islands and Nuie Ambassador to the European Union. He has worked in business in Europe as well as government and public relations internationally. 

    All proceeds go to FWF. 

      Bring the family, call your mates— we'll see you there. 

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