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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 >>

‘Biggest fish’ pulled from Lake Okataina as new season opens

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4:43 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Lake Okataina produced the biggest fish on the first day of the new fishing season, a 3.7kg rainbow trout, but Lake Rotoiti offered the “best conditioned” fish, according to Fish & Game. More >>

Otago duck calling supremo quacks it big again

Friday, 6 October 2017, 8:38 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The reigning New Zealand duck calling champion Hunter Morrow has held onto his title at the national duck calling championships over the weekend. More >>

Anglers Given Hurry up Over ‘Gold Trout’

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11:24 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers who are planning to fish the Rotorua lakes as the new fishing season opens (Sunday Oct 1) are being urged to get in quick if they to want to chase ‘gold trout.’ More >>

Anglers Prepare for Trout Fishing Season Opening

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11:09 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Tens of thousands of enthusiastic trout anglers are eagerly preparing for the nationwide opening of the sports fishing season this weekend. More >>

New Trout Season Perfect School Holidays Opportunity

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 2:16 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The new trout fishing season opens this weekend throughout the country, providing parents with a great family school holiday activity. More >>

‘Irresistible bait’ of $10k dangled in front of anglers

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:27 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Somewhere…in one of the Rotorua lakes, there’s a ‘golden trout’ worth $10,000 to a lucky angler. More >>

Counting down to the big ‘quack off’

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:31 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The country’s keen duck callers are getting set to compete in the New Zealand Duck Calling Championships to be held in Taupo. More >>

‘Fish for Gold’ is back - with two major prizes!

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:59 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers have been urged to ‘fish for gold’ again as the new trout season gets underway (Oct 1 eds) – with major prizes to fish for – with a combined value of over $11,000. More >>

Voters urged to get out and vote in the ‘swimmable’ election

Monday, 11 September 2017, 12:10 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

As voting for the 2017 General Election begins, people are being urged to have their say in what Fish & Game is describing as the ‘swimmable’ election. More >>



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