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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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Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 2:12 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

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Anglers Sceptical about National’s "Blue Green” Policy

Monday, 25 February 2019, 8:36 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A New Zealand trout and rivers advocacy is sceptical the National Party’s recently released Blue-Green environmental and conservation charter. More >>

Concern at Environmental Impact of Pine Forests

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:33 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout and rivers advocacy is concerned at adverse impacts by a pine forest monoculture on rivers, streams and their ecosystems. More >>

Concern at Environmental Impact of Pine Forests

Sunday, 3 February 2019, 2:03 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A national trout and rivers advocacy is concerned at adverse impacts by a pine forest monoculture on rivers, streams and their ecosystems. More >>

Salmon Move is Shifting Goalposts

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:59 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

New Zealand’s biggest salmon farmer New Zealand King Salmon has finally admitted that has met its match with the environment of the Marlborough Sounds and is looking at an audacious project to make aquaculture bigger than dairying. More >>

River Crisis Urgently Needs Action

Sunday, 27 January 2019, 5:32 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and river advocacy, the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers, is calling for urgent action on the plight of New Zealand’s deteriorating rivers both in terms of water quality and flow. More >>

No lack of understanding about what modern farming is about

Friday, 18 January 2019, 11:46 am | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The article on Newshub 16th January – ‘Opinion: No more cheap shots at dairy farmers over water quality’ by Tim Mackle CEO of Dairy NZ is excellent and shows that he really does live on another planet. More >>

 

 

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