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Trout Fishing Federation Opposes Tradeable Water Rights

Monday, 27 March 2017, 12:58 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The current debate about charging for water should not open the door to tradeable water rights says a national trout anglers organisation. The NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers has opposed the right of water use holders to sell those rights, a system ... More >>

Anglers Call for Proper Debate over Proposed RMA Changes

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers has called for more public consultation and debate over government’s proposed changes to the Resource Management Act. Recently Minister for the Environment Nick Smith in a letter to the South Island newspaper ... More >>

Ministers Need to Intervene in Horizon’s Disdain for Public

Monday, 19 September 2016, 10:16 am | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Government ministers such as Ministers for Local Government, Environment and Conservation need to step in on the controversial issue of Horizon’s Regional One Plan, says a nation-wide trout anglers’ organisation. More >>

Lethargy and Lack of Vigilance Evident in Lake Slime

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The outbreak in Lake Wanaka of “lake snow” a still-water relation to didymo which reportedly had invaded South Island rivers for several years to date, has shown an alarming lack of vigilance and a lethargy by authorities says a national trout fishing ... More >>

IrrigationNZ - Chief Executive Lacks Environmental Awareness

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers, a leading angling and freshwater advocacy organisation, has lambasted Andrew Curtis of IrrigationNZ accusing him of a ‘profit before the environment mentality’. More >>

Farming Leaders Have Responsibility to Public’s Rivers too

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:37 am | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Farming organisations, self-interest irrigation lobbyists, plus the Minister of Primary Industries are being irresponsible towards the crisis of New Zealand’s depleted and degraded rivers and streams says a national trout fishing advocacy. More >>

Government’s "Double Whammy” to Public over Pollution

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout fishing advocacy organisation has condemned the National Government’s budget announcement of money to remedy polluted rivers as “double dipping” into the public purse. In the recent 2016 budget, $100M was allocated for the Freshwater ... More >>

Government’s Next Steps for Freshwater ‘Unambitious’

Friday, 29 April 2016, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The Government's Next Steps for Freshwater lacks any ideas or direction on addressing our continuing freshwater decline according to the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). More >>

The Right to Know, and Say

Monday, 4 April 2016, 11:14 am | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The resent proposal to farm carp at Taupo, and its subsequent demise, has left many questions unanswered and issues unresolved, according to a National Freshwater Fishing organisation. More >>

Troutfishing Lobby Backs River Protection Calls

Monday, 14 March 2016, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout fishing advocacy, the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers, has backed calls by the Tourism Industry, the Environmental Defence Society and Department of Conservation to safeguard public rivers. More >>

Government Mesmerised by Trout Farming’s Mythical Bait

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 9:17 am | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout fishing organisation says lobbying for trout farming by the aquaculture industry and corporate fishing companies, is based on a “mythical” economic value and neglected the dangers of trout farming to the country’s public trout fisheries. More >>

It wasn’t me, I wasn’t there ...

Friday, 23 October 2015, 8:44 am | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers, a national association of freshwater fishermen, expressed its disappointment, but not surprise, at yesterdays publication of 'Environment Aotearoa 2015’ detailing the continuing decline of NZ’s lowland water quality, ... More >>

Fishing “Undoubtedly" a Major Public Recreation

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Recreational fishing is a major sport as shown by a survey conducted by Sport New Zealand says the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers. More >>

Trout, 1080 And Teamwork

Friday, 2 May 2014, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA), Fish & Game, the Department of Conservation (DoC) and the Cawthron Institute are currently working collaboratively to assess the risks to trout and anglers as a result of the largest planned aerial ... More >>

Anglers warned not to risk eating 1080 trout

Friday, 14 February 2014, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout fishing advocacy group has warned anglers and others not to eat trout and eels because of a risk of 1080 poison in the fish. More >>

 

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