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Trout Farming Rears its Ugly Head at Taupo

Monday, 20 May 2019, 6:40 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The spectre of trout farming has reared up from the murky shadows of the previous National government’s treaty deals. Māori owners of Lake Rotoaira near Turangi are reported to be backing an attempt to allow trout farming. More >>

Select Committee Making Mockery of Democracy

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:32 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and river advocacy organisation is concerned at a growing trend with Parliamentary select committees of severely restricting the time for public submissions. More >>

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Anglers Sceptical about National’s "Blue Green” Policy

Monday, 25 February 2019, 8:36 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A New Zealand trout and rivers advocacy is sceptical the National Party’s recently released Blue-Green environmental and conservation charter. More >>

Concern at Environmental Impact of Pine Forests

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:33 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout and rivers advocacy is concerned at adverse impacts by a pine forest monoculture on rivers, streams and their ecosystems. More >>

Concern at Environmental Impact of Pine Forests

Sunday, 3 February 2019, 2:03 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout and rivers advocacy is concerned at adverse impacts by a pine forest monoculture on rivers, streams and their ecosystems. More >>

Salmon Move is Shifting Goalposts

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:59 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

New Zealand’s biggest salmon farmer New Zealand King Salmon has finally admitted that has met its match with the environment of the Marlborough Sounds and is looking at an audacious project to make aquaculture bigger than dairying. More >>

River Crisis Urgently Needs Action

Sunday, 27 January 2019, 5:32 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and river advocacy, the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers, is calling for urgent action on the plight of New Zealand’s deteriorating rivers both in terms of water quality and flow. More >>

No lack of understanding about what modern farming is about

Friday, 18 January 2019, 11:46 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The article on Newshub 16th January – ‘Opinion: No more cheap shots at dairy farmers over water quality’ by Tim Mackle CEO of Dairy NZ is excellent and shows that he really does live on another planet. More >>

Trout Farming Proposal a “Dead Loss” for NZ

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 3:20 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A petition of a former salmon farmer calling on Parliament to pass law allowing commercial trout farming has been criticised by a national trout and rivers advocacy as ridiculous, short-sighted and “a dead loss” for New Zealand. Graham Carter, ... More >>

Federation Wants Wayward Dairy Farmers Hauled Into Line

Monday, 3 December 2018, 8:58 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A nation-wide trout and rivers advocacy group want wayward dairy farmers not complying with environmental safeguards with regards aquifers and rivers to be forced to comply. The president of the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers, Graham Carter ... More >>

Trout Anglers Want Whitebait and Eels “De-commercialised”

Friday, 16 November 2018, 3:10 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and rivers advocacy group the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers want native fish in whitebait and eels largely de-commercialised. Federation president Graham Carter spoke out in support of the Forest and Bird Society who recently said whitebait ... More >>

Anglers Federation pans 3 Waters Response

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:34 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA), a national association of angling clubs and anglers, is disappointed, but not surprised, by the Local Government NZ position statement on the 3 Waters project. The statement suggested that ‘while ... More >>

NZFFA Calls for Sage’s Anti-Trout Bill to be Dumped

Sunday, 11 November 2018, 11:40 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The controversial proposed law promoted by Conservation Minister Eugene Sage that would allow the Department of Conservation to eradicate trout from any river should be withdrawn because it was "simply bad, unrealistic law" says the NZ Federation ... More >>

Trout Anglers Federation sets out Blueprint for Future

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 12:16 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers has set out a draft operational plan for the next three years which features a strong emphasis on restoration of river quality and flow, access and other needs. More >>

Trout Anglers Want Whitebait and Eels “De-commercialised”

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:42 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and rivers advocacy the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers want native fish in whitebait and eels largely de-commercalised. Federation president Graham Carter spoke out in support of the Forest and Bird Society who recently said whitebait ... More >>

Trout and River Advocacy Opposes Chemicals at Groynes

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 10:32 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout and rivers advocacy the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA) has strongly opposed the use of chemical sprays to control unwanted weed at the fish out ponds at the Groynes. NZFFA’s president Graham Carter said the ... More >>

Trout Fishers Urge Restoring Full ECAN elections

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 12:51 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout and rivers advocacy the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers has urged the new government to restore fully democratic elections to Environment Canterbury “as soon as possible”. More >>

Advice on 1080 in trout flesh – false and understated

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:39 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Most New Zealand freshwater anglers like to take a trout every now and then to feed their family. Many, including campers and guided overseas tourist anglers, enjoy fresh-caught trout cooked on the riverbanks. More >>

Urgent Action Needed on Pesticides

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:58 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout fishing and environmental advocacy organisation wants urgent attention to insecticides that are almost certainly causing deep damage to freshwater ecosystems. More >>

 

 

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