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‘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 >>

Voters urged to take ‘hard look’ at political promises

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:14 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

With just over a fortnight until the General Election on September 23, voters are being urged to take a hard look at which political parties will do the most to improve the environment and recreational access to the outdoors. More >>

Government’s new irrigation focus ‘a cynical smokescreen’

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:52 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is dismissing as “cynical” and “a smokescreen” the government’s claim it is giving the crown’s irrigation company a new environmental focus. More >>

Farming sector urged to back Water Conservation Order

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:33 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The farming sector is being urged to build on its pledge to make all rivers swimmable by backing the application for a Water Conservation Order on Hawke’s Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers. More >>

Fish & Game salutes farming pledge to make rivers swimmable

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 8:16 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has applauded the pledge by Federated Farmers to make all New Zealand rivers swimmable. More >>

Protect Hawke’s Bay’s Ngaruroro River

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3:41 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The clock is ticking for New Zealanders wanting to ensure Hawkes Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers are protected by a rarely-issued Water Conservation Order. More >>

Fish & Game announces new Chief Executive

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:12 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has appointed Martin Taylor to take over as Chief Executive from the organisation’s long serving head, Bryce Johnson More >>

Freshwater reform opponents accused of ‘scaremongering’

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:11 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has dismissed as “scaremongering” claims that imposing a royalty on commercial use of water will hurt the public. More >>

Public urged to make submission to protect Ngaruroro River

Monday, 31 July 2017, 3:58 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

New Zealanders are being urged to make submissions to ensure Hawkes Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers are protected by a rarely-issued Water Conservation Order. More >>

Fish & Game joins with Ecan in river monitoring initiative

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 3:28 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North Canterbury Fish & Game is joining forces with Environment Canterbury to buy a key device for monitoring the health of the Hurunui River. The two organisations will purchase a $14,000 NICO real time nitrogen data logger – ... More >>

Want to catch a fish in winter? Head to the hydro canals!

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 2:32 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The popularity of the Mackenzie Basin’s hydro canals for fishing continues to soar, with a new survey showing anglers putting in over 40 thousand fishery visits there last season. More >>

'Last chance' to grab fine weather boat fishing

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 12:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being urged to "grab the last chance" to fish one or more of Rotorua’s three iconic lakes before they close to boaties this weekend for the rest of the winter. More >>

Duck Hunters Have to Use Non-Toxic Shot from 2021

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:24 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

All duck hunters will soon have to use non-toxic shot when hunting, following a decision by Fish & Game’s New Zealand Council. More >>

Queen's Birthday looks good for game bird hunters

Friday, 2 June 2017, 9:22 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Wet weather forecast for this weekend may not be what everyone wants, but Fish & Game says it will be appreciated by game bird hunters. More >>

Fish & Game criticise “act of wanton vandalism”

Monday, 22 May 2017, 4:45 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Central South Island Fish & Game Region Chief Executive Jay Graybill is condemning an attack on a Mackenzie Country salmon farm as “an act of wanton vandalism” and is urging anyone with information about the incident to immediately contact the ... More >>

Fish & Game offers to work with Southland District Council

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 3:57 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Southland Fish & Game is welcoming the Southland District Council withdrawal of its High Court appeal on the Around the Mountain Cycle Trail, and is offering to work with the council on development of the Mararoa route. More >>

Hunt, Gather, Cook – Game Bird Food Festival Returns

Friday, 12 May 2017, 1:30 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Game Bird Food Festival is back on for 2017, giving hunters the opportunity to have their freshly harvested wild duck professionally cooked in a restaurant. More >>

 

 

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