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Good numbers for paradise shelduck season

Friday, 7 February 2014, 4:47 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

For those keen to get out for a hunt before the main open season, paradise shelduck may be hunted from now until the 23rd of March in the western part of the North Canterbury Region. More >>

Changes to Canterbur plan a ‘vast’ improvement – Fish & Game

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 12:22 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

North Canterbury Fish & Game believes that positive outcomes for rivers and waterways have been indicated in the recommended changes to the Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Urgent need for tighter controls on dairy growth

Friday, 22 November 2013, 5:23 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

North Canterbury Fish & Game says the release of yesterday’s Parliamentary Commission for the Environment’s (PCE) report signals the need for tighter controls on the number of dairy farms in the region. More >>

Fish in Schools heads outdoors

Friday, 1 November 2013, 2:19 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

Fish & Game’s ‘Fish in Schools’ programme moved into its second phase today with Roydvale School the first to experience a day at The Groynes kids fishing ponds, on the outskirts of Christchurch. More >>

Perfect conditions greet Canterbury Anglers

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 3:04 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

A fine, warm morning greeted Canterbury anglers on the opening day of the 2013/14 fresh water fishing season. And with river levels dropping after the weekend’s rain, conditions were near perfect on many Canterbury waterways. More >>

Sponsorship provides bright ‘Future’ for youth initiative

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 2:02 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

North Canterbury Fish & Game is excited to announce ‘Future Rivers’ as the major sponsor for the first year of its youth fishing initiative, ‘Young Anglers – Hooked on fun’ More >>

Deja Vu for Duck Hunters as season ends

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 2:34 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

The weather forecast for the closing weekend of the South Island’s mallard duck hunting season is similar to that of the opening weekend; and that weekend saw good numbers of birds harvested, says Fish & Game. More >>

Fish & Game accompany opposition MP on Hurunui visit

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 2:30 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

“If we are going to sustain both dairying and tourism in this country there has to be a very clear-headed look at what damages the other, and it’s not tourism that does the damaging.” This from Labour MP, and opposition spokesperson on the ... More >>

Snow and ice no deterrent to Fish & Game

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 1:20 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

A team of North Canterbury Fish & Game staff and volunteers braved sub-zero temperatures in the Canterbury High Country yesterday, as they undertook a fish salvage on behalf of Trustpower. More >>

Fish & Game calling all hunters

Monday, 17 June 2013, 3:40 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

Fish & Game North Canterbury are encouraging all licenced game bird hunters to get out hunting this coming Saturday, in an effort to disperse game birds which may have flocked up over the weeks since the beginning of the season. More >>

Recent Rain A Real Positive For Duck Shooters

Friday, 26 April 2013, 10:02 am | North Canterbury Fish and Game

Recent rainfall across the South Island is a blessing for local game bird hunters, one week out from the opening of the season. More >>

Fish & Game salutes sensible decision

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 3:19 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

North Canterbury Fish & Game congratulates Commissioner Robert Nixon’s decision to decline an application to take and use water from the Cass River. More >>

If We Don't Act Now, It Could Be Too Late

Friday, 1 February 2013, 12:09 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

In less than a month the hearings will commence on the proposed Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan (LWRP). Fish & Game would strongly urge the people of Canterbury to use this opportunity to voice their support for stronger protection of the region’s ... More >>

‘Niggly’ Offences Frustrate Fish & Game Rangers

Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 3:29 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

Co-ordinated ranging activities over the festive holiday season across the lower South Island’s fisheries have seen Fish & Game issue a higher than usual number of infringement notices for easily avoidable offences, frustrating rangers. More >>

Fish & Game Celebrates Waimakariri Water Quality

Friday, 21 December 2012, 10:21 am | North Canterbury Fish and Game

North Canterbury Fish and Game are celebrating the fact that for the first time since European settlement there is no direct point source pollution being discharged into the Waimakariri River - resulting in an improved water quality not seen for some ... More >>

Bumper Start To The Salmon Season

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 11:00 am | North Canterbury Fish and Game

Only a few weeks into the salmon season and it is already proving to be a record breaker along the South Island’s east coast fisheries. More >>

Generosity leads to fishing opportunity

Monday, 26 November 2012, 5:27 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

The generosity of several local organisations and businesses will culminate tomorrow in 12 students with disabilities, from Christchurch’s Allenvale School, given the opportunity to experience angling for the first time. More >>

Fish and Game Loses a Friend

Monday, 26 November 2012, 4:40 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

The North Canterbury Fish & Game council and staff have expressed their condolences on the passing of Diana, Lady Isaac, last Friday evening. “Fish & Game has lost a real friend and advocate,” says North Canterbury Fish & Game Council chairman ... More >>

Brown Trout Released Into the Avon River

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 11:39 am | North Canterbury Fish and Game

It’s been 10 years since Tony O’Neill last spotted trout in the river which runs through his Fendalton property, so tomorrow he and wife Rosalie will release around 400 juvenile brown trout into the Avon River. More >>

How to find (and keep) a duck pond on private land

Friday, 27 April 2012, 4:28 pm | North Canterbury Fish and Game

rivate ponds are great for a variety of reasons: • You are most likely to be the only hunter, or one of a few that shoot that pond • You can choose your own hunting buddies. • You can pre-feed the pond • You know no one will have disturbed the ... More >>





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