Marlborough Sounds Man denies animal cruelty and poaching
A man has denied animal cruelty and poaching charges after allegations he shot a lamb and left it to suffer.
Police claimed Marlborough Sounds man Antony Philip Duff, 34, was hunting wild animals on private property without permission on June 10.
They also claimed he shot a lamb in the neck and jaw with a hunting arrow and left it to suffer.
Duff, of Waitaria Bay in the Kenepuru Sound, denied the charges at the Blenheim District Court on Monday.
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He did not enter a plea to a charge of possession of cannabis.
Duff was remanded at large to a case review hearing on September 4.
- The Marlborough Express