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Fish & Game Calls for Honesty in Water Debate

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:55 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Opponents of water quality proposals are being called on to bring honesty and reality to the debate on improving New Zealand’s waterways. More >>

New Trout Licences on Sale!

Monday, 21 August 2017, 11:48 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Freshwater anglers are eagerly anticipating the start of the new trout and salmon fishing season with Fish & Game’s 2017-18 licences now on sale. (eds: 21 August) More >>

Do your bit to help protect wildlife habitat

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 1:58 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

New Zealanders are being urged to do their bit to protect some of the country’s most important environmental areas by buying the latest Fish & Game habitat stamp. More >>

Gov't Criticised for Lack of Ambition in Cleaning up water

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 4:36 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

The government is being criticised for not being ambitious enough in its just-announced plan to improve water quality in the country’s rivers, lakes and streams. More >>

Support the habitat stamp – and funds that help NZ wetlands

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 9:15 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

New Zealanders are urged to help protect wetlands that are not only crucial to the survival of game birds and other wildlife – but help humans survive natural disasters. More >>

TDC criticised for failing to hear community’s river concern

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 4:34 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

The Tasman District Council has been sharply criticised for its plan to allow even more water to be taken from the Motueka River, despite widespread community opposition. More >>

Stricken Salmon farm gets a Special Christmas delivery

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 2:50 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Smiles beamed from the faces of the owners and staff at the Paringa Salmon Farm café recently when two loads of replacement fish were delivered by Fish & Game staff. More >>

Minister’s “Glacial” Pace Unprecedented

Friday, 23 December 2016, 1:13 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Twelve months after a Water Conservation Order (WCO) was lodged with the Minister for the Environment, there is still no action by the Government to initiate the enquiry process. More >>

Stream clean-up aims to ‘tempt’ trout back

Monday, 12 December 2016, 3:19 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Sixty-five tonnes of accumulated silt has been blasted out of a Christchurch stream in an effort to entice trout back to breed, and improve the habitat for other aquatic life. More >>

Southland District Council defies logic to appeal

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:28 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

“The Environment Court process was robust, with the Judge and Commissioners undertaking a very detailed analysis of the evidence over four weeks of hearings”. More >>

Hawkes Bay Regional Council applauded for feedlot crackdown

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4:08 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Fish & Game is applauding the Hawkes Bay Regional Council for its decision to crackdown on stock feedlots in an effort to better protect the environment. More >>

Anglers will soon have ‘wild spots’ to fish on east coast

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:09 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Anglers on the east coast of the North Island will soon be spoiled for choice when several “fairly remote” streams – closed for spawning season – re-open for summer fishing. More >>

Kiwis off to world duck calling champs in U.S.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 12:44 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Two young New Zealanders from the South Island have flown out to the United States to take part in the world duck calling championships (flew out Monday 7 Nov). More >>

Lake Coleridge Fishing Competition success

Monday, 7 November 2016, 10:24 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

A last minute rush to be the last angler eligible to enter paid off for angler Nick Moody. More >>

Put Fresh Fish on the Dinner Table This Holiday Weekend

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 3:06 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Labour weekend is providing holidaymakers with a great opportunity to get out and try catching a trout or salmon for the family dinner table. More >>

Stand up for the Environment in the Local Body Elections

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 4:07 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

New Zealanders are being urged to stand up for the environment and do their bit to protect their rivers and lakes for swimming as time runs out to vote in the local body elections. More >>

South Island finalist quacks his way to world champs

Monday, 11 July 2016, 3:22 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Luggate local Hunter Morrow has quacked his way to glory in the finals of the national duck calling championships. More >>

Balmy conditions, ‘happy anglers’ on Rotorua lakes

Friday, 2 October 2015, 11:28 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Anglers who turned out for the first day of the new trout fishing season on the Rotorua lakes were greeted by warm balmy conditions – and most went home happy with their catches. Lakes including Okataina, Tarawera and Rotoiti reopened after ... More >>

Day licence ‘great way to have a crack at game bird hunting’

Friday, 15 May 2015, 2:55 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Day licences for game bird hunting which are now on are a great opportunity for anyone thinking of “giving it a go.” More >>

Fish & Game Condemns Attempts to Hoodwink Council

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:22 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Fish & Game has condemned attempts by South Canterbury farmers to evade irrigation restrictions by trying to manipulate river flow monitoring meters. More >>

 

 

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