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A big call – the hunt’s on for NZ's best duck caller

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:53 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The country’s aspiring duck and goose callers are preparing to out-cackle and “ruffle each other’s feathers” in the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships later this month. More >>

Anglers offered golden lucky dip

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:56 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers…here’s a “fishy lucky dip” that could net you a trout worth $10,000. More >>

No election required in Auckland/Waikato Region

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:13 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

No election will be held for the Auckland/Waikato Fish and Game Council for only the second time in nearly 30 years. More >>

Call for action on damaging intensive winter feeding

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:29 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

‘Clean it up or stop it’ – call for action on environmentally damaging intensive winter feeding More >>

Angler anticipation accelerates for new trout licences

Monday, 20 August 2018, 3:53 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Trout fishing licences for the coming year are going on sale (eds: 21 August, 2018) as freshwater anglers eagerly look forward to the start of the 2018-19 freshwater sports fishing season. More >>

Council told to stop trying to evade responsibilities

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 3:59 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game Chief Executive Martin Taylor says Horizons Chairman Bruce Gordon needs to face reality and do his job and ensure the One Plan is implemented. More >>

Anglers urged to make the most of last week of boat fishing

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 1:05 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being reminded this week offers the last chance to get out and fish three of Rotorua’s most popular lakes before they close to boaties for the rest of the winter. More >>

Dairy Industry Review ‘confused and contradictory’

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 12:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game says the Agriculture Minister’s just-announced review of the dairy industry legislation is “confused and contradictory.” More >>

‘Good hunting ahead’ says Fish & Game

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 12:00 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game Eastern staff are confident that some good hunting lies ahead for hunters with “plenty of birds around.” More >>

Fish & Game applauds hunters on safe start to duck hunting

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 9:54 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Hunters are being praised for their safe start to the game bird hunting season, with no injuries over the Opening Weekend. More >>

Government’s water quality commitment welcomed

Monday, 7 May 2018, 3:45 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is welcoming the government’s intention to develop a new national plan to halt the decline in water quality and improve rivers, lakes and streams. More >>

Hunters praised for safety focus

Sunday, 6 May 2018, 2:41 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish and Game staff say that most hunters encountered in a large-scale ranging operation were “more than happy” with their start to the new game bird season, that began early Saturday morning. (Sat May 5) More >>

Thousands turn out for new game bird hunting season

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 4:56 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Thousands of eager duck hunters, from seasoned veterans to family groups, have turned out across the country at the start of the new game bird hunting season this morning. More >>

Safety number one priority this game bird season

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 2:25 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Game bird hunters are being urged to make safety their number one priority when the new hunting season opens this weekend Saturday 5 May. More >>

Fish & Game welcomes National turnaround on environment

Monday, 30 April 2018, 2:46 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is welcoming National Party leader Simon Bridges’ pledge to “reset” the party’s environmental policies, saying it is good to see him finally acknowledge the new political reality in New Zealand. More >>

Urgent action needed after report’s sobering wake up call

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:20 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has called for urgent government action on what it describes as a “sobering” official report showing wetlands, forests and waterways are coming under increasing pressure from unsustainable development. More >>

Call for cap on tourism numbers in New Zealand high country

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:44 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is calling on the Government to curb tourism numbers in the South Island high country, saying the pressure is now so high, it’s harming the environment and Kiwis’ traditional outdoor experiences. More >>

Regional councils must adopt new fish passage guidelines

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:06 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Forest & Bird is welcoming new guidelines released today that aim to reduce obstacles to fish in our streams, rivers and lakes. “Our native freshwater fish need to migrate up and down stream in order to feed and breed, especially those that ... More >>

Poacher pays ‘high price’ for trout from hatchery

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:59 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Trout poached from Fish & Game’s Ngongotaha hatchery were “anything but a free feed” for a Rotorua teenager who has paid dearly for his catch. More >>

Fish & Game rejects ‘nonsense’ claims on irrigation schemes

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 2:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game has dismissed as “nonsense” Irrigation New Zealand’s claims that irrigation is good for the environment. More >>



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