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Minister Eugene Sage that would allow the Department of Conservation to eradicate trout from any river should be withdrawn because it was "simply bad, unrealistic law" says the NZ Federation ...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

Outdoor Access for Kiwis Must Come First

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 8:36 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A river and trout fishing advocacy has welcomed news that the new Labour-led Government will tighten rules around farm purchases by foreign buyers. Graham Carter President of the Federation of Freshwater Anglers said many New Zealanders would be delighted ... More >>

Farmers and Councils equal culprits in water degradation

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 12:37 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Federated Farmers NZ’s cry that farm impact on water quality has been blown out of proportion has been challenged by a national trout fishing advocacy. More >>

Lost Rivers – in New Zealand

Monday, 18 September 2017, 11:09 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

New Zealand’s trout fisheries are going downhill and in some cases such as Canterbury’s Selwyn and Irwell Rivers, “lost” as public trout fisheries says Graham Carter, president of the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers. More >>

Minister Tolley Strangely Silent on Horizon responsibility

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 7:29 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national freshwater fishing organisation is wondering why local government minister, Anne Tolley is ‘missing in action’ over the legal debacle surrounding Horizons Regional Council. More >>

Government RMA Changes Ominous for Future of Water

Monday, 26 June 2017, 7:30 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Recent changes by government to the Resource Management Act pointed to a grim future for the public’s water and in particular rivers say the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). More >>

Labour’s “About Face” on Rivers Sad for Environment

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 12:56 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout fishing organisation says the Labour Party’s reversal of its policy on charging commercial users for use of freshwater is a retrograde 180 degree turn around and therefore disappointing. More >>

Government Freshwater Management Document Labelled Deceptive

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 9:18 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A government document on freshwater management has been termed confusing and inadequate by a New Zealand wide trout fishers organisation. More >>

Trout Anglers Help in the Freshwater Struggle

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:44 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers, whose members have fought for the protection and guardianship of our precious freshwater resource for over forty years, are sickened by Dave Hansford, the pro-1080 blogger, who has chosen to use the freshwater ... More >>

Another Canterbury River degraded

Friday, 25 November 2016, 1:50 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Mr Gerard, a Central South Island Fish & Game Councillor, has resigned in total frustration with the attitude of some of the Council and staff that ultimately has allowed this stream to reach this state by not allowing it to be fixed properly. Further Mr Gerard ... More >>

Trout Federation Oppose Waitaha Hydro Use

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 2:22 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers has opposed an application by Westpower Limited for a hydro scheme on the Waitaha River on the West Coast. More >>

 

 

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