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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 >>

Fish & Game react to shoddy LGNZ Essential Freshwater report

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 5:30 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Local Government New Zealand's Regional Sector Water Subgroup has today released a report assessing some of the potential impacts of the reforms proposed under the Essential Freshwater Package. More >>

New Zealanders deserve fresh, clean water

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:09 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Today's Government announcement has the potential to fix New Zealand's freshwater pollution crisis - but only if the right options are selected, Fish & Game New Zealand Chief Executive Martin Taylor says. More >>

Fish & Game react to DairyNZ's latest greenwashing

Monday, 2 September 2019, 4:31 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

DairyNZ’s refusal to understand that the public are pushing for a step-change in water quality was highlighted today by their cynically-timed press release on their Water Accord, Fish & Game New Zealand chief executive Martin Taylor says. More >>

Kiwis expect Govt to deliver strict new water quality rules

Monday, 2 September 2019, 9:56 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Pollution of our rivers and lakes remains a top concern for Kiwis according to public opinion poll results, with two-thirds of people expecting the Government to put rules and regulations in place to protect water quality. More >>

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s comments unacceptable

Friday, 23 August 2019, 12:05 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s comments that it has applied for a consent to pollute waterways to avoid 'prosecutions by the Otago Regional Council' are unacceptable,’ Fish & Game New Zealand Chief Executive Martin Taylor says. More >>

Fish & Game fishing licences now on sale

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:25 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Freshwater anglers are eagerly anticipating the start of the new trout and salmon fishing season with Fish & Game's 2019-20 licences now on sale. More >>

Fed Farmers message misses some crucial facts

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:32 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

While Fish & Game New Zealand is pleased to see Federated Farmers Environment Spokesperson Chris Allen say that 'we all want good, fresh water', he conveniently overlooks some key facts. More >>

 

 

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