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Hunter/​Trapper

Kaikimi/​Kaihopu Kararehe

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Hunters and trappers trap or shoot animals for food, pelts (skins), fur, research, or to remove pests.

Pay

Pay for hunters and trappers largely depends on the type of work they are doing and how experienced they are.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a hunter/trapper are average as it is a small occupation but there is steady demand for their services.
A trapper putting poison into a bait trap on a tree trunk

Trappers set traps, or lay poison to help control animal pests such as possums

Last updated 9 May 2018