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Keen hunters urged to help farmers

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 4:44 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Game bird hunters are being given opportunity to help farmers disperse big flocks of paradise shelduck that pose a threat to their paddocks and crops. More >>

Rangers vigilant on angling compliance

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 5:02 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

As the great summer river fishing conditions continue, Wellington Fish & Game is urging anglers to ensure they are complying with the regulations. More >>

'Sickie' alert as Opening Day of fishing season looms

Friday, 28 September 2012, 1:16 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Thousands of anglers around the country will mark the Opening Day of the 2012/13 sports fishing season on Monday, October 1, and the Wellington region will be no exception. More >>

Fish & Game rates Rangitikei River a stunner

Thursday, 9 August 2012, 2:11 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Media release from Wellington Fish & Game Fish & Game rates Rangitikei River a stunner One of the North Island’s most iconic wild and scenic rivers, the Rangitikei River, is in the spotlight this week. More >>

Fish & Game focus on Wairarapa wetlands

Thursday, 9 August 2012, 2:09 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Embargo: for use from mid day, Thurs August 9 2012 One of the lower North Island’s iconic wetland areas – Lake Wairarapa – has just been highlighted, as part of a new campaign to raise awareness of some of the country’s most outstanding waterways. ... More >>

Hunters gear up for start of duck hunting season

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 12:24 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Duck hunters in the Wellington region are eagerly anticipating the start of the season on Saturday (May 5). Wellington Fish & Game regional manager Phil Teal says prospects are good with the duck population faring well from a wet summer. More >>

Trout key indicator of waterway health

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 2:11 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Recent drift dive surveys of one of Wellington’s main river systems – the Hutt River – suggests the water quality in the catchment is okay, though concerns remain around low flows and water quality issues in the lower reaches, according to Fish ... More >>

Fish & Game welcomes funding for Manawatu River clean up

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 5:16 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Wellington Fish & Game is encouraged that over $5 million of funding has been allocated to help clean up the Manawatu River from the Government’s Fresh Start for Fresh Water Fund. More >>

Wellington Fish & Game Helps Wairarapa Wetland Projects

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 10:32 am | Wellington Fish and Game

Wellington Fish & Game has pointed to the huge potential for creating wetlands around the Wairarapa district. Today ( Thursday, February 2, 2012 ) is World Wetlands Day , celebrated internationally to raise awareness of the value and benefits of wetlands. More >>

All smiles as youngsters reel in trout

Monday, 14 November 2011, 3:16 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Palmerston North youngsters were all smiles on Sunday as they had a crack at trout fishing at the Hokowhitu Lagoon thanks to Fish & Game and local anglers. Nearly all of the 350 children participating caught a trout. While children had the option of ... More >>

Happy Kids Forecast for Fish out in Palmerston North

Monday, 7 November 2011, 4:10 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Palmerston North youngsters will be all smiles this weekend as they have a crack at trout fishing at the Hokowhitu Lagoon - thanks to Fish & Game and local anglers. More >>

Work starts on river clean up

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 4:51 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

The first steps have been taken towards cleaning up one of New Zealand’s most polluted waterways – the Manawatu River. Wellington Fish & Game is involved in a bid to restore a stream flowing into the Mangatainoka River, a major tributary of the Manawatu. ... More >>

'Hooked for life' after giant catch

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 3:59 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Fellow anglers and onlookers couldn’t believe their eyes when six-year-old Eli Cuming landed a whopping 4.11kg rainbow at Wellington’s Capital Trout Centre on Sunday. The monster rainbow was part of a consignment of 1000 trout recently delivered ... More >>

Councils, farmers face goose control costs

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 1:58 pm | Wellington Fish and Game

Councils, farmers face goose control costs [Wellington Fish & Game] Click on the image to view the website and the full size image Fish & Game says the decision to remove the protection status of Canada geese will lump the management costs on ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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