New Zealand

Anglers & Hunters for Conservation

Fish & Game New Zealand manages, maintains and enhances sports fish and game birds and their habitats in the best long-term interests of present and future generations of anglers and hunters.

Fishing Locations & Access

Fish & Game New Zealand’s Taranaki region offers a wide variety of freshwater fishing experiences in a scenic and uncrowded environment

Fish & Game elections 2018

Are you a keen angler or hunter or both who’d like a bigger say in how fishing and game bird hunting is managed?

Welcome

Our mission: Effective management of New Zealands sports fish & game resources

Fish & Game manages, maintains and enhances sports fish and game birds, and their habitats, in the best long-term interests of present and future generations of anglers and hunters. We are a not-for-profit organisation, funded through the sale of fishing and hunting licences


Around this website

Regions

Find out what is happening
in the regions

Select a region to discover the role of local Fish & Game Council, find freshwater fishing and game bird hunting information specific to that region.

Fishing

New fishing season kicks off 1st October, 2018

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Hunting

Current hunting season started 5 May 2018

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Environment

Help protect our wild & scenic fish & game habitat

Quick facts

12

regions managed

180k

kilometres of rivers

4,090

individual lakes

1

environment to protect

Newsletter

Reel Life

The anglers newsletter from Fish & Game

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Newsletter

Both Barrels

Comprehensive newsletter for Hunters by Fish & Game

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Maps

Discover some great fishing spots

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Licences

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