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Fish & Game Welcomes New Farm Wetlands Guidance

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 4:31 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game welcomes the new NIWA-DairyNZ resource to help farmers with wetland design and performance. "New Zealanders are becoming far more aware of the important role wetlands play in 'taking care of water,' from recharging groundwater ... More >>

Fish & Game Welcomes New Farm Wetlands Guidance

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 4:31 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game welcomes the new NIWA-DairyNZ resource to help farmers with wetland design and performance. "New Zealanders are becoming far more aware of the important role wetlands play in 'taking care of water,' from recharging groundwater ... More >>

Stunning Weather Greeted Around 50,000 Game Bird Hunters Around The Country This Morning

Saturday, 7 May 2022, 5:02 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

While the sunshine and light winds across the country might have been in the duck's favour, it didn't stop hunters from celebrating the traditional first Saturday in May, the Opening Day of the game bird hunting season. The warm wet summer had contributed ... More >>

‘Significantly’ More Work Needed To Remedy Environment Woes - Fish & Game

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 3:05 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game says the latest stocktake of the New Zealand environment points to significantly more work being required to improve water quality and reverse wetland loss. Commenting on the release of the Environment Aotearoa 2022 report today, NZ ... More >>

Anglers Reminded To Stick To The Rules

Monday, 28 March 2022, 2:12 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Close to one in ten anglers checked by Central South Island Fish & Game are non-compliant with the sports fishing regulations. With over five months of the sports fishing season completed, the Central South Island Fish & Game Council ... More >>

Salmon Anglers Master Season Bag Limit

Monday, 14 February 2022, 8:15 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Canterbury sea run salmon fishing season is underway with good numbers of fish seen and being caught. This year is the first year of a new freshwater fishing regulation - the sea run salmon season bag limit. Anglers who fish for sea run salmon in the ... More >>

Summer Hunting For Paradise Shelduck On Offer

Friday, 11 February 2022, 2:49 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

For Taranaki game bird hunters who can't wait for the traditional May start of the hunting season to come around, Fish & Game is all set to lay on some summer hunting opportunities. Fish & Game has declared a special hunting season ... More >>

Game Bird Habitat Stamp Winner For 2022 Announced

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 7:20 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

A photo of a pheasant gliding into land by Tauranga’s Jeanette Nee is the image that will adorn the 2022 Game Bird Habitat Stamp. Each year Game bird hunters pay an additional $4 on their hunting licence to conserve the habitat of New Zealand’s ... More >>

CSI Managed Wetlands Hunting Ballots Now Open

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 9:16 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The opportunity to access some of the best public land areas for game bird hunting in New Zealand starts today. Even though duck hunting season doesn’t start till the 7 th of May, now is the time to get ready for the new season. Hunters who would ... More >>

Positives Found In High Court Loss On Lindis

Friday, 3 December 2021, 12:15 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Otago Fish and Game Council is considering the implications of a judgement from the High Court where its appeal against the Lindis River Environment Court decision was not upheld. The core of its appeal centred on the way trout were treated in the ... More >>

Fish & Game Supports Calls For Forestry Re-Focus

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 10:59 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game NZ is supporting calls for an urgent rethink on the rapid proliferation of exotic forests currently being supported by central government, and instead refocus on native plantings for better long-term environmental and social outcomes. The Native ... More >>

Band-Aid Won’t Heal Canterbury’s Water Woes

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 12:14 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game says Environment Canterbury’s (ECan) recent amendments to planning provisions are nothing more than a "band-aid solution" to critical overallocation and pollution of the region’s waterways. One of the major areas ... More >>

November Is The Month For Anglers To Explore

Saturday, 30 October 2021, 5:36 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers across the South Island have been counting down the days until November for the opening of some spectacular fisheries. November heralds the opening of several backcountry and high-country waterways in the South Island for anglers. Each year ... More >>

2021 Fish & Game Election Results

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 3:08 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers and hunters across New Zealand have had their say, and the results are now in for the 2021 Fish & Game Election. Nominations for the 12 regional Fish and Game Councils closed in August, and in six Fish and Game regions, there were ... More >>

Wetlands Under Threat From Proposed Rule Changes

Friday, 8 October 2021, 10:47 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Wetlands around New Zealand are at risk from new rules supposedly designed to protect them. The Government’s ‘Managing our Wetlands’ discussion document on the National Environmental Standards for Freshwater (NES-F) proposes changes to enhance and improve ... More >>

Anglers Hit The Water In Numbers For Opening Day

Friday, 1 October 2021, 1:14 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Thousands of anglers across the country headed out before dawn this morning to start the 2021/22 sports fishing season. The weather played its part, with fine weather for opening day across most of the country. With Covid-19 restrictions, fishing has ... More >>

Farewell to Lou Sanson - A friend to anglers and hunters

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 12:09 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game New Zealand wishes departing Department of Conservation Director-General Lou Sanson all the best for the future More >>

Candidates Confirmed For The 2021 Fish & Game Elections

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 4:16 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers and hunters throughout New Zealand need to check they are enrolled to vote now that candidates in the 2021 Fish & Game elections were confirmed today. Nominations for the 12 regional Fish and Game Councils closed last Thursday (26th), ... More >>

ORC Adrift On Manuherekia River Flows

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 10:19 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Otago Regional Council has failed to be brave in showing the way forward on the Manuherekia River, Otago Fish & Game Council chief executive Ian Hadland says. Yesterday’s failure by the ORC to note proposed minimum flows for the river ... More >>

Manuherekia River Needs A Bold Commitment

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 4:15 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Otago Fish & Game is pleased to see the Otago Regional Council is thinking more wholistically about the ecosystem at today’s public workshop on the Manuherekia River. "However, the ORC could have been braver in its flow recommendations ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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