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Yesterday’s World Rivers’ Day Is NZ’s Rivers Shame Day

Monday, 27 September 2021, 12:57 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

World Rivers Day designated for Sunday 26 September, should be renamed ‘Rivers’ Shame Day' according to the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers. Federation secretary David Haynes of Nelson, said in New Zealand, politicians, regional councils, ... More >>

Trout and Rivers Advocacy Urges Testing of Water Supplies

Monday, 30 August 2021, 11:28 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

All rural households that rely on their own water supplies should get them tested for nitrate levels if that water flows through agricultural land says NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA) spokesman Steve Gerard of Rakaia Gorge More >>

Fishing And Shooting Public Overwhelmingly Opposed To Government Interference

Friday, 11 June 2021, 1:04 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The trout fishing and duck shooting public are overwhelmingly opposed to a proposal to inject Government appointees into Fish and Game. That is the interim result from an on-going survey by the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA) of ... More >>

Fish And Game Review Proposals Undemocratic

Saturday, 1 May 2021, 1:02 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Hunters and fishers would largely be deprived from participation and management of their sports body, NZ Fish and Game, if recommendations contained in a recently released Government-instigated review of their organisation are adopted, states the ... More >>

Environment Canterbury Rates Increase Shocking

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 12:27 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

by Dr Peter Trolove NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers NZFFA is appalled that the largest and best resourced regional council in New Zealand should propose rate increases of 24% or 18% to meet its obligations ... More >>

Trout Farming Economically Unviable And Potentially Disastrous To NZ

Friday, 19 February 2021, 12:04 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA), a national trout and rivers advocacy body, states that trout farming would be of no nett economic benefit to New Zealand and could be disastrous to the country’s tourism-related wild trout ... More >>

NZ Smelt Decline Crisis Mirrored Other Side Of World

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 3:29 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A drastic decline in an important native fish in New Zealand has been matched by a similar decline in a similar species in the USA. On the east coast of the South Island Stokell’s smelt is the species of the rivers of the Canterbury coastline, ... More >>

Canterbury’s River Decline Needs Urgent And Immediate Action - Anglers

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 3:32 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

Further nitrate testing of water in Canterbury streams and rivers continues to reveal an alarming and deteriorating situation that demands urgent and immediate action says the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). NZFFA carried out ... More >>

Freshwater Clean-Up Languishing With Election Rhetoric

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 2:19 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The urgent need to action freshwater reform is being forgotten in the hullabaloo of election rhetoric says the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers. Federation president Dr Peter Trolove said at the 2017 election freshwater reform was to the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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