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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 >>

Hunt, Gather, Cook – the Game Bird Food Festival Returns

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:48 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 >>

Hunters win praise for ‘safe’ start to new game bird season

Monday, 8 May 2017, 12:08 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird hunters have been applauded for a “safe and happy” start to the new hunting season this weekend. More >>

New game bird hunting season may be 'one of best for years'

Saturday, 6 May 2017, 4:01 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Thousands of game bird hunters have turned out for the start of a new hunting season that’s so far bearing out Fish & Game’s predictions of one of the best in years. More >>

Game bird hunters get ready for opening day of new season

Friday, 5 May 2017, 11:40 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird licences are selling well as hunters prepare for the new hunting season, which begins tomorrow morning. (Saturday 6 May) More >>

Chances of a duck dinner looking good

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12:45 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The cold, wet, miserable summer much of the country endured has encouraged a bumper duck breeding effort, prompting Fish & Game to predict 2017 will be the best game bird hunting season in years. More >>

Duck hunters urged not to buy licence at the last minute

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:33 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird hunters are being encouraged to buy their hunting licence now to avoid missing out on what is being predicted to be one of the best seasons in years. More >>

Police join forces with Fish & Game rangers

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 11:19 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game rangers and Police officers say “safety is the key concern” as they prepare to again join forces to check game bird hunters – especially on Opening Weekend of the hunting season (May 6 & 7). More >>

Duck hunters urged to take water safety seriously

Monday, 1 May 2017, 4:03 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Duck hunters are being urged to wear life jackets when hunting on waterways this game bird season, with water levels in some parts of the North Island still much higher than normal as a result of the recent storms which deluged the country. More >>

Environment laws undermined in “sneaky backdoor attack”

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:40 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The government is being accused of a ”sneaky backdoor attack” on one of the core principles of New Zealand’s cornerstone environment laws. More >>

Game bird season round country holds ‘strong prospects’

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 1:07 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game staff are predicting a very strong start to the new game bird season in some parts of both the North and South islands thanks to the wet spring and summer. More >>

Auckland trout – a unique school holiday activity on offer

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 10:04 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Here’s a school holiday activity with a real difference – watching and helping Fish & Game stocking Lake Pupuke on Auckland’s North Shore with catchable trout. More >>

Prime Minister must act on his Chief Scientist’s advice

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 3:18 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Prime Minister is being urged to listen to his own science advisor and show strong leadership by protecting New Zealand’s fresh water from unthinking development and exploitation. More >>

 

 

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