It's the most government money recreational hunting has ever been given.
He has been charged with careless use of a firearm causing bodily injury.
Hunters say while they are glad the Department of Conservation has listened to them, the "plan still needs updating".
Police want to talk to the two men pictured.
Two women were injured by a group of men shooting from a boat in the Clutha River.
Families still made the most of their day together.
A backlog in firearms licence renewals threatens the season for some.
The season kicks off on Saturday.
A scathing review into the organisation released by the Government today has made a number of recommendations for change.