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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 >>

Fish & Game’s ‘offbeat’ school holiday entertainment

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:17 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game staff are preparing to lay on some school holiday entertainment of a very different sort – the chance for a “close encounter” with hundreds of catchable trout as they’re released into Lake Pupuke. More >>

Fish for winter trout

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:48 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Remember, in general fish are more active prior to a front arriving and less active after it, says Fish & Game. More >>

Anglers urged to ‘have a say’ on fishing rules

Monday, 26 February 2018, 11:07 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being urged to take the opportunity to have a say on regional fishing rules that are under review. More >>

Anglers urged to ‘have a say’ on fishing rules

Monday, 26 February 2018, 10:26 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers are being urged to take the opportunity to have a say on Eastern Fish & Game fishing rules that are under review. More >>

Summer hunting for paradise shelduck on offer

Monday, 19 February 2018, 1:04 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

For Taranaki game bird hunters who can’t wait for the traditional May start of the hunting season to come around, Fish & Game is all set to lay on some summer hunting opportunities. More >>

Rotorua summer freshwater fishing tips

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 3:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Rotorua’s trout fishing is renowned around the world, attracting thousands of visitors hoping to catch one of the region’s magnificent rainbow or brown trout. More >>

‘Look after the trout you catch,’ says Fish & Game

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 9:20 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

With the summer fishing season now underway, Fish & Game has launched an initiative to educate anglers on how to properly look after trout they catch. More >>

   

 

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