How to contact us

Our offices around New Zealand will implement various measures as needed from business as usual, reduced hours and staffing through to closure where necessary. We will continue to deal with your call and respond to emails. Rest assured, the needs of our licence holders are a top priority.

Office Status 

NZ Council Office

Open from June 3


Open from 14 May

Auckland Waikato

Limited opening to public from 19 May


Currently Closed, contact by phone & email

Hawke's Bay

Open from 14 May 


Open mornings from 14 May


Open from 14 May

Nelson Marlborough

Closed, contact by phone & email

North Canterbury

Open to public from 18 May

West Coast

Closed to public, contact by phone & email

Central South Island

Limited opening to public from 18 May 9-5

Otago Open from 14 May

Closed, contact by phone & email


 During this time we would ask you to do the following:

  • Call the Fish & Game office in your region if you need assistance or information.
  • Please do not visit our offices if you feel unwell, are self isolating or have arrived in to NZ within the last two weeks.
  • You may find the answer to your question on this website.
  • If you are a licence holder we will email you with any critical information.
  • Visit our Facebook page for updates and to message us.

Check back on this page regularly. 

For all licence enquiries please call 0800 542 362

To purchase a licence click here to buy online

Contact Details 

New Zealand Council Office

04 499 4767

Northland Region

09 438 4135

Auckland Waikato Region

09 849 1666

Eastern Region

07 357 5501

Hawke's Bay Region

06 844 2460
 Taranaki Region

06 345 4908
 Wellington Region

06 359 0409
 Nelson Marlborough Region

03 544 6382
 North Canterbury Region

03 366 9191
 West Coast Region

027 244 2807
 Central South Island Region

03 615 8400
 Otago Region

03 477 9076
 Southland Region

03 215 9117