Tasman’s Great Taste Trail Section Closure

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Tasman's Great Taste Trail Section Closure

Duck Hunting season starts this weekend!

A section of Tasman’s Great Taste Trail will be closed for one day on Saturday 7 May 2016 for the first day of the game bird hunting season.

Between midnight and 10am and between 4pm and midnight the trail will be closed from Ravensdown on Lower Queen Street through to Lansdowne Road.

An alternative route has been provided along Lower Queen Street during the times this section of the Trail is closed.

Signs have been erected along the Trail, from Lower Queen Street to Lansdowne Road, advising trail users of the presence of recreational hunters during the hunting season.

Due to the presence of recreational hunters during the hunting season, all trail users are advised to exercise caution. During this time trail users need to be aware that shot gun blasts may occur.

The season opens on Saturday 7 May 2016. The game bird hunting for most species in the Tasman region closes on Sunday 31 July 2016.