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Fish & Game welcome investigation into ORC RMA practices

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:04 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game New Zealand welcomes the decision by Environment Minister David Parker to appoint a formal investigator to assess Otago Regional Council’s performance of their RMA functions in relation to freshwater management. More >>

Fish & Game welcomes the Government’s Tourism Strategy

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 3:08 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy, which sets out a plan to better manage the challenges of growth on the environment. However, we are concerned with the lack of focus on protecting ... More >>

Canterbury water testing alarming

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 5:20 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game are concerned that Environment Canterbury’s latest groundwater survey shows ninety-five per cent of Canterbury’s monitored wells have nitrate levels worse or no better than those ten years ago. More >>

Great prizes for returning duck band details

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 10:27 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird hunters are again being offered some "very appealing" incentives to take part in one of Fish & Game’s longest-running scientific research programmes. More >>

Fish & Game hails ‘safe’ start to game bird season

Sunday, 5 May 2019, 2:48 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has applauded duck hunters for a "safe and compliant" start to the new season that began early yesterday morning. More >>

Fish & Game: pleasing start to new game bird season

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 1:55 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game says there’s been a healthy start to the new game bird hunting season, with the rosiest reports so far from the South Island. More >>

Swot the rules & regs before you head out hunting

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:43 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Staff in Fish & Game’s Eastern Region say with the countdown starting to the new game bird season, hunters are urged to make sure they’re familiar with changes to both the local regulations and the new firearm laws. More >>

Stars align for lower North Island duck hunters

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 2:12 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Deteriorating weather and good duck numbers in the lower North Island are aligned for the Opening of the game bird hunting season which starts this Saturday (May 4). More >>

Fish & Game hopeful of 'first rate' game bird season

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 11:55 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Some "outstanding" hunting is in store for game bird hunters when the new season opens on May 4 if the weather plays its part, according to Fish & Game. More >>

Environment Report Confirms Regional Council Failure

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:17 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game welcomed the report on New Zealand’s Environment today and believe it is a performance review on regional councils and how they have completely failed to protect the environment. More >>

Safety focus 'crucial' this game bird season

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:48 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird hunters will be in the public eye "as never before" when the new hunting season opens - and safety measures have never been more important. More >>

The Dirty Dog Challenge is back!

Monday, 15 April 2019, 2:11 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Following the success of last year’s event, Waikato District Council and Hamilton City Council have teamed up again to hold another Dirty Dog Challenge. More >>

Otago Fish & Game finds Mallards ducking for cover

Monday, 15 April 2019, 2:08 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Otago Fish and Game officer Paul van Klink has just completed the annual Mallard monitoring flights over Coastal and South Otago. More >>

Fish & Game’s ‘offbeat’ school holiday entertainment

Monday, 8 April 2019, 12:20 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game staff are preparing to deliver some "wild" school holiday entertainment at Lake Pupuke next week. More >>

Have a go at trout fishing with a ‘well priced’ licence

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 11:23 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

With cooler weather now kicking in, Fish & Game says there’s plenty of opportunity for trout fishing ahead for those yet to buy a fishing licence. More >>

Game bird hunters reminded to ‘sort their hunting spot’

Monday, 1 April 2019, 1:09 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird hunters have been reminded to stake their claim on their favourite maimai or duck shooting stand before the start of the new hunting season starting Saturday, 4 May, 2019. More >>

Sockeye salmon create autumn spectacle

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 10:08 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Mackenzie Country has a new autumn tourist attraction, with a spectacular run of sockeye salmon heading up the region’s rivers to spawn. More >>

Tench return to Timaru's Centennial Park Lake

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:06 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

After ten years absence, tench have returned to Timaru’s Centennial Park Lake, offering anglers a challenging new fishing opportunity. More >>

Fish & Game supports firearm law reforms

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 3:49 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game says the just announced changes to firearms legislation is a well considered and ensures public safety. More >>

Fish and Game supports measures to keep NZers safe

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 5:53 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game says the Christchurch mosque mass killing is a tragedy and it supports an overhaul of firearm laws to ensure the safety of New Zealanders. More >>

 

 

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