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Sports Trout Fishery Worth “over A Billion Dollars” Annually Threatened By Trout Farming Proposal

Monday, 7 September 2020, 1:20 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

New Zealand’s recreational trout fishery conservatively earns at least one billion dollars annually for the national economy and is now again threatened by a trout farming proposal, says the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). ... More >>

National Shows Ignorance And A Lack Of Conscience Over Freshwater

Monday, 31 August 2020, 4:01 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The National Party appears to show no concern nor conscience about the deterioration in New Zealand’s water resource and the public’s lakes, rivers and streams says a nationwide trout and rivers advocacy. Dr Peter Trolove, president of the New Zealand ... More >>

Anglers Keep Close Watch On Government Review Of Fish And Game

Monday, 15 June 2020, 9:24 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Trout and salmon anglers are promising to keep a close “interested” eye on a forthcoming government review of Fish and Game which administers the public’s trout and salmon fishing and game bird shooting. Dr Peter Trolove, president of the New ... More >>

Government’s Fraudulent Water Reforms Fail Public Pass Mark

Monday, 8 June 2020, 9:21 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The Government’s long anticipated action plan for healthy waterways, released on 28 May 2020, failed to deal with the deteriorated state the public’s rivers and streams and general water resource says the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater ... More >>

Public’s Rivers - A Toxic Legacy

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 10:24 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The Government’s recently announced freshwater reforms are a masterclass in rhetoric over substance, says a trout and salmon fishing advocacy, the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers. The widely held view is that while Government listened to ... More >>

Government Must Honour Promise To Clean Up Rivers

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 10:11 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers has called on the Labour-Greens-NZ First coalition government to honour its 2017 election promise to clean up deteriorating rivers. NZFFA president Dr Peter Trolove said In 2017 the Government was elected ... More >>

Habitat and Rivers - Key to Halting Whitebait Decline

Saturday, 1 February 2020, 5:20 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The key to halting the decline in whitebait and other native fish lies in stopping spawning habitat destruction and stopping the decline in river flows and quality, says the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). More >>

Dead Rats on West Coast Beach Probably Toxic 1080 Carcasses

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 12:26 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Dead rats found on beaches near the mouth of the Buller River near Westport were almost certainly 1080 killed rodents, despite Department of Conservation denials says a trout fishing advocacy the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA) More >>

Take Trout Farming Off Agenda Says Trout Federation

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 3:12 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Trout farming should not be a part of government’s plan to strengthen the allocation and transfer process in the Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004 says a trout and rivers advocacy the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). More >>

Anglers unimpressed with justification for water extraction

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 3:39 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The recent decision to allow massive amounts of Otago’s Lindis River to be extracted for irrigation and intensive farming has been labelled environmental vandalism by a national angling organization. More >>

Government Freshwater Reforms Doomed to Fail?

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 9:43 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A river and trout fishers’ advocacy concern at chemicals entering the public’s rivers and streams, has been heightened by government’s much vaunted fresh-water reforms ignoring a number of them. More >>

Public Ownership of Water Must be Enshrined in Law

Friday, 30 August 2019, 8:32 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Steps should be taken by a high priority Water Act to put ownership of water firmly and clearly into public ownership with strong safeguards written in to ensure its future says a rivers and trout-fishing advocacy, the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater ... More >>

Public Ownership of Water Must be Enshrined in Law

Monday, 12 August 2019, 3:54 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Steps should be taken by a high priority Water Act to put ownership of water firmly and clearly into public ownership with strong safeguards written in to ensure its future says a rivers and trout-fishing advocacy, the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater ... More >>

Anglers Warn of Commercialised Trout Danger

Monday, 5 August 2019, 10:17 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA) has warned of the dangers of commercial trout farming being allowed under an amended government bill supposedly to protect native fish. More >>

Anglers Warn of Risk of 1080 Contaminated Trout

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 12:04 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and waterways advocacy organisation has warned trout fishermen to avoid eating trout from rivers which have had surrounding countryside dowsed with the highly hazardous 1080 poison. More >>

Trout Fishers advise Caution about 1080 Poison near Turangi

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 1:30 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers president and retired veterinarian Peter Trolove has cautioned against the proposed aerial 1080 drops near the lower Tongariro River. More >>

Environment Canterbury (ECAN) Failing the Law

Sunday, 7 July 2019, 2:56 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Environment Canterbury (ECAN) ever since the previous National government sacked the democratically elected council in 2010 and replaced it with “puppet Commissioners”, has failed to implement policy as required by the Resource Management Act says Dr ... More >>

Time to Stop “Think Big” Water Exploitation

Monday, 24 June 2019, 9:03 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

An immediate stop should be applied to Canterbury’s water resources being exploited and for private profit says a national trout fishing and rivers advocacy. More >>

Trout Farming Rears its Ugly Head at Taupo

Monday, 20 May 2019, 6:40 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The spectre of trout farming has reared up from the murky shadows of the previous National government’s treaty deals. Māori owners of Lake Rotoaira near Turangi are reported to be backing an attempt to allow trout farming. More >>

Select Committee Making Mockery of Democracy

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:32 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and river advocacy organisation is concerned at a growing trend with Parliamentary select committees of severely restricting the time for public submissions. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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