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Urgent action needed after report’s sobering wake up call

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:20 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has called for urgent government action on what it describes as a “sobering” official report showing wetlands, forests and waterways are coming under increasing pressure from unsustainable development. More >>

Call for cap on tourism numbers in New Zealand high country

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:44 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is calling on the Government to curb tourism numbers in the South Island high country, saying the pressure is now so high, it’s harming the environment and Kiwis’ traditional outdoor experiences. More >>

Regional councils must adopt new fish passage guidelines

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:06 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Forest & Bird is welcoming new guidelines released today that aim to reduce obstacles to fish in our streams, rivers and lakes. “Our native freshwater fish need to migrate up and down stream in order to feed and breed, especially those that ... More >>

Poacher pays ‘high price’ for trout from hatchery

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:59 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Trout poached from Fish & Game’s Ngongotaha hatchery were “anything but a free feed” for a Rotorua teenager who has paid dearly for his catch. More >>

Fish & Game rejects ‘nonsense’ claims on irrigation schemes

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 2:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has dismissed as “nonsense” Irrigation New Zealand’s claims that irrigation is good for the environment. More >>

Fish & Game’s ‘offbeat’ school holiday entertainment

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:17 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game staff are preparing to lay on some school holiday entertainment of a very different sort – the chance for a “close encounter” with hundreds of catchable trout as they’re released into Lake Pupuke. More >>

Fish for winter trout

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:48 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Remember, in general fish are more active prior to a front arriving and less active after it, says Fish & Game. More >>

Anglers urged to ‘have a say’ on fishing rules

Monday, 26 February 2018, 11:07 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being urged to take the opportunity to have a say on regional fishing rules that are under review. More >>

Anglers urged to ‘have a say’ on fishing rules

Monday, 26 February 2018, 10:26 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being urged to take the opportunity to have a say on Eastern Fish & Game fishing rules that are under review. More >>

Summer hunting for paradise shelduck on offer

Monday, 19 February 2018, 1:04 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

For Taranaki game bird hunters who can’t wait for the traditional May start of the hunting season to come around, Fish & Game is all set to lay on some summer hunting opportunities. More >>

Rotorua summer freshwater fishing tips

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 3:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Rotorua’s trout fishing is renowned around the world, attracting thousands of visitors hoping to catch one of the region’s magnificent rainbow or brown trout. More >>

‘Look after the trout you catch,’ says Fish & Game

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 9:20 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

With the summer fishing season now underway, Fish & Game has launched an initiative to educate anglers on how to properly look after trout they catch. More >>

Government Crackdown On Foreign Farm Buyers Welcomed

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 1:35 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The government’s decision to tighten rules on farm purchases by foreign buyers is being welcomed by Fish & Game as long overdue. More >>

ECAN to be prosecuted for stream damage

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 11:47 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Canterbury’s regional council, ECAN, is being prosecuted after a valuable fish spawning stream was damaged by earthmoving machinery earlier this year. More >>

Rotorua Streams Known for ‘Superb Brown Trout’ Set to Open

Friday, 24 November 2017, 10:02 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are getting set for some of the country’s “finest brown trout fishing” as Rotorua streams re-open for summer. More >>

Dairy NZ must do more to protect the environment

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 11:02 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is critical of Dairy NZ’s strategic vision for the dairy sector, saying it is a decade late and the industry must act sooner to protect the environment and regain public support. More >>

Fonterra ‘Desperate’ to Restore Public Support for Dairy

Friday, 17 November 2017, 1:04 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game says Fonterra has now realised it must act quickly to meet public demand for better water quality instead of relying on spending millions on slick PR campaigns promoting the dairy industry. More >>

Anglers face ‘last ditch’ battle to save wild salmon

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:13 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers have been warned they are now in a last-ditch battle to save New Zealand’s wild salmon population. More >>

Kiwis dubbed 'Call Blacks' after big wins in duck calling

Monday, 13 November 2017, 1:04 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The success of Nelson schoolgirl Holly Irvine and Otago’s Hunter Morrow in the world waterfowl calling championships in the United States has been hailed as “an amazing achievement.” More >>

Farming sector should face environmental responsibilities

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 2:25 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is backing calls for the farming sector to properly tackle the environmental challenges it is facing, saying farming leaders must face up to their responsibilities. More >>

 

 

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