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Important Information For Anglers And Hunters Regarding COVID-19

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 5:07 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Government’s clear intention at this stage is that fishing and hunting are prohibited during the Alert Level 4 lockdown period. If and when we receive other advice from the Government we will change our position. Therefore, Fish & ... More >>

Water Pollution Remains A Major Concern For New Zealanders

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 11:41 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Pollution of our rivers and lakes remains one of New Zealanders' top two concerns, according to new public opinion poll results released today by Fish & Game New Zealand. Fish & Game New Zealand chief executive Martin Taylor says the ... More >>

Popular summer game bird hunting season begins this weekend

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 9:41 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The North Canterbury summer paradise shelduck hunting season starts this Saturday 1st February and runs for the next six weeks until Sunday 15th March. More >>

Fish & Game closes Upper Rakaia hatchery operations

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 12:29 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

North Canterbury Fish and Game Council is closing their two salmon hatchery operations in the Upper Rakaia River in order to protect the wild sea-run salmon fishery. More >>

Perfectly timed photo wins award

Monday, 13 January 2020, 1:36 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Marlborough photographer Matt Winter’s expertly timed photo of two paradise shelducks in perfect symmetry has won the inaugural Game Bird Habitat Trust’s photo competition. More >>

Positive impact of Govt's freshwater reform proposals

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 3:46 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Research by University of Auckland economist Professor Tim Hazledine, released today by the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) confirms that intensive agriculture lobbyists have misrepresented the impact of the freshwater reforms on New Zealand's economy, ... More >>

Salmon season opens this Sunday

Friday, 29 November 2019, 3:23 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

To many anglers Chinook salmon are king of the sports fish - the ultimate prize to bring home for the family. More >>

Kiwi calls in the crowd and wins world duck calling champs

Friday, 15 November 2019, 3:55 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Kiwi teenager Ritson Galloway, who is the current New Zealand Live Duck Calling Champion, has blitzed the best duck callers from all over the world to become the first Non-American to win at the World Waterfowl calling competition in the United States. More >>

DairyNZ claim of economic ruin "misleading"

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:32 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

New research from independent economic consultancy NZIER shows that DairyNZ's economic analysis and conclusion are misleading New Zealanders. More >>

Opening weekend of the high country fishing season

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 6:40 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fine weather brings out the crowds for the opening weekend of the high country fishing season Source: Fish and Game NZ More >>

Fine weather brings out the crowds for fishing event

Sunday, 20 October 2019, 3:38 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Over 6000 children plus caregivers flocked to Christchurch’s Childrens Fishing Lakes at the Gsroynes today for the annual Take A kid Fishing event. More >>

Duck hunting still going ahead next year

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 3:59 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Information spread by the Coalition of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and picked up by ACT’s David Seymour is incorrect. More >>

New fishing season off to a flying start

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 4:21 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of the new freshwater fishing season. More >>

Stats NZ survey shows water reforms have public support

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 12:22 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Data highlighted today by Stats NZ shows that freshwater quality is New Zealanders' top environmental concern. More >>

Call of the wild will ring out in Taupo on Saturday

Friday, 27 September 2019, 11:16 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

A cacophony of duck calls will ring out at the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships this weekend. More >>

AWA data shows degradation of river health indicators

Sunday, 22 September 2019, 1:08 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Data released today by Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) show that degrading trends are more common than improving for important river health indicators. More >>

DairyNZ reliant on NZIER research

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:34 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The attempts by DairyNZ CEO, Tim Mackle, to discredit the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is undermined by ten years of DairyNZ citing NZIER research. More >>

DairyNZ's selective memory in support of polluters

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:46 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

In response to DairyNZ's attempt to dismiss an economic report that highlighted dairy's role in the New Zealand economy is only three per cent of GDP, Fish & Game New Zealand Chief Executive Martin Taylor says: "If DairyNZ wishes to reject a report ... More >>

Freshwater plan unlikely to have major impact on Dairy

Monday, 16 September 2019, 6:30 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game New Zealand has welcomed the findings of a New Zealand Institute of Economic Research report, which rejects claims the Government’s freshwater proposals will have a significant economic impact. More >>

Fed Farmers fight against new rules

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:56 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

In the face of overwhelming public opinion that farmers need to clean up after themselves, Federated Farmers has mounted an offensive to try and stop some of its members having to do just that. More >>

 

 

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