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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 >>

Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 9:14 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Keen game bird hunters will soon take the first step towards bagging some wild game when the new hunting season opens - with game bird hunting licences for the 2019 season on sale from today ( Thursday, March 14). More >>

Fish and Game staff concerned at state of Manuherikia river

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 3:44 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Recently Fish and Game staff, alongside the Otago Regional Council (ORC), Manuherikia water users, the Central Otago Environmental Society (COES) and interested community members walked parts of the Manuherikia to assess the river in terms of flow, habitat ... More >>

Duck numbers high through the Central Canterbury region

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 2:00 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Duck hunters will have plenty of options when the new game bird season starts on the first Saturday in May, any misses will be probably down to the hunter and not due to the lack of birds. More >>

Environment and Water Pollution Tax Proposals Welcomed

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 2:34 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game is welcoming recommendations for environment, pollution and water extraction taxes, saying New Zealanders want change now. More >>

Fish & Game reminds hunters of ‘special game bird hunt’

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 1:52 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Eastern Region Fish & Game staff are reminding hunters of a special game bird season for black swan in Management Area A1, and for pukeko throughout the region over this coming weekend. More >>

Eastern Fish & Game seeks angler feedback

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:37 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is appealing to trout anglers for information about their fishing trips in the Eastern Region that includes the Rotorua lakes. More >>

Protecting New Zealand’s Threatened Wetlands

Friday, 1 February 2019, 3:36 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The public is being encouraged to buy a specially commissioned wildlife habitat stamp to mark World Wetlands Day, with funds raised from sales being used to protect New Zealand’s fast-disappearing natural habitat. More >>

Hunters' Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 1:59 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The contribution hunters have made to saving and restoring Marlborough’s largest surviving lowland freshwater wetland is being highlighted to mark 2019 World Wetlands Day. More >>

Be Careful Where You Escape From The Heatwave

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 2:19 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

As New Zealand swelters though this week’s heatwave, people are being warned to be careful where they cool off with nearly 200 rivers, lakes and streams classed as unsafe for swimming since November according to regional and district council ... More >>

Kiwis want tougher water quality rules to protect rivers

Monday, 28 January 2019, 9:46 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Over 80 percent of New Zealanders want tougher rules to protect rivers, lakes and streams from pollution. More >>

Working with nature reaps rewards for farmers

Friday, 25 January 2019, 2:43 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Two Canterbury high country farming couples have been jointly awarded the 2018 North Canterbury Fish & Game Working with Nature awards. More >>

Dairy farmer’s ‘pretty special’ trout rod from Fish & Game

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:16 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

A Waikato dairy farmer and keen angler has won a handcrafted fly rod from Fish and Game - and he knows exactly how to use it. More >>

Mystery surrounds potential world record trout catch

Friday, 18 January 2019, 2:12 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game is trying to confirm reports of a giant trout - a potential world record - recently caught in the Mackenzie Country hydro canals. More >>

Ducks by the hundred ‘blinged up’ for scientific research

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 12:23 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Hundreds of Bay of Plenty ducks are helping scientific research into their populations and habits by getting "blinged up" with bright, shiny bands on their legs. More >>

Holiday Warning - Health Threat Posed By Canterbury Rivers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:10 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Scientific testing of popular Canterbury fishing and swimming rivers has produced disturbing findings, including the presence of dangerous disease-causing bacteria and antibiotic resistant E. coli. More >>



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