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Put Fresh Fish on the Dinner Table This Holiday Weekend

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 3:06 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Labour weekend is providing holidaymakers with a great opportunity to get out and try catching a trout or salmon for the family dinner table. More >>

Stand up for the Environment in the Local Body Elections

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 4:07 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

New Zealanders are being urged to stand up for the environment and do their bit to protect their rivers and lakes for swimming as time runs out to vote in the local body elections. More >>

South Island finalist quacks his way to world champs

Monday, 11 July 2016, 3:22 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Luggate local Hunter Morrow has quacked his way to glory in the finals of the national duck calling championships. More >>

Balmy conditions, ‘happy anglers’ on Rotorua lakes

Friday, 2 October 2015, 11:28 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Anglers who turned out for the first day of the new trout fishing season on the Rotorua lakes were greeted by warm balmy conditions – and most went home happy with their catches. Lakes including Okataina, Tarawera and Rotoiti reopened after ... More >>

Day licence ‘great way to have a crack at game bird hunting’

Friday, 15 May 2015, 2:55 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Day licences for game bird hunting which are now on are a great opportunity for anyone thinking of “giving it a go.” More >>

Fish & Game Condemns Attempts to Hoodwink Council

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:22 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Fish & Game has condemned attempts by South Canterbury farmers to evade irrigation restrictions by trying to manipulate river flow monitoring meters. More >>

Heat wave fires up summer fishing

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 10:13 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

The hot weather is producing some top notch fishing at Lake Rotorua’s stream mouths. More >>

Anglers Advised Not To Eat Trout In 1080 Areas

Friday, 26 September 2014, 4:18 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

With the fishing season opening in just a few days (1 October 2014), anglers are being warned by the Department of Conservation(DOC) not to eat trout from pristine backcountry waters and their downstream catchments, where the department is conducting ... More >>

End of duck hunting season in Eastern region

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 11:44 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Game bird hunters in the Eastern Fish & Game Region are being urged to make the most of Queen’s Birthday Weekend, with the season for mallard and grey duck ending on the Monday of the holiday weekend (June 2, 2014). The Eastern Region set ... More >>

‘Banding Together’ – boost for duck research

Monday, 14 April 2014, 9:14 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Game bird hunters are getting some strong encouragement to promptly send in their band details this season – thanks to an initiative from Hunting & Fishing New Zealand. The nationwide company has weighed in with support for Fish & Game’s ... More >>

Stamp highlights Fish & Game habitat work

Monday, 3 February 2014, 10:06 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

The new Game Bird Habitat Stamp 2014 has been unveiled and highlights the outstanding habitat conservation work being undertaken by hunters. More >>

Trustees to visit nationally significant Wetland

Monday, 11 November 2013, 9:15 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Tomorrow and Wednesday Marlborough hosts the annual meeting of the New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Trust (NZGBHT). More >>

Bosses warned of piscatorial disorder outbreak

Monday, 30 September 2013, 11:59 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Employers throughout the country are being warned to brace for an outbreak of ‘piscatorial disorder’ ahead of the new trout fishing season, which opens tomorrow (Tuesday, October 1). More >>

Big boost for Lake Tutira trout numbers

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 11:57 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Lake Tutira’s trout population has taken an upward leap – after a Hawkes Bay Fish & Game release of young trout. More >>

Fish & Game urges locals to have a say on river scheme

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 10:15 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Hawkes Bay Fish & Game is urging locals “who value clean rivers to fish and swim in” to make sure they have a say on proposals for the Tukituki River catchment. More >>

Westland Milk Product’s failure to sign up irks Fish & Game

Monday, 15 July 2013, 12:49 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

North Canterbury Fish & Game would like to echo the sentiments of its neighbouring region to the west, and voice its disappointment at Westland Milk Product’s (WMP) failure to sign up to the Sustainable Water Dairy Accord, thus endorsing unsustainable ... More >>

Fish & Game applauds riparian planting move

Friday, 12 July 2013, 12:13 pm | NZ Fish and Game Council

Fish & Game says the Government’s tax change allowing farmers to deduct riparian planting work as an operational expense is a very positive move towards helping reduce the burden of agricultural runoff into waterways. More >>

Last chance to grab fine weather boat fishing

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 11:20 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Anglers have been urged to make the most of fine weather forecast to “grab the last chance” to fish some of the Rotorua lakes which close to boaties after this weekend, for the rest of the winter. More >>

Sieze game bird opportunities, says Fish & Game

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 11:18 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

Don’t give up on game bird hunting just yet…there’s plenty of scope. More >>

Mixed start for Wellington duck hunters

Monday, 6 May 2013, 8:56 am | NZ Fish and Game Council

A mixed bag of weather gave lower North Island ducks an early advantage as the game bird season opened over the weekend. More >>



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