Archive: February, 2021

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Trout farming ban continuation welcomed


The Government's decision to reject commercial trout farming is a responsible move and will come as welcome news to the 150,000 freshwater anglers throughout the country, says Fish & Game...

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Hugh Creasy column for Feb 2021


In the heat of the day, the road surface glistens black with melting tar, and the roadside broom crackles with ripening seed pods bursting and brittle.

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Arapuni Fishing Contest

This competition at the popular Waikato trout fishing lake will be held on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, March 20th and 21st 2021.

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North of the harbour bridge is the place to go for summer game bird hunting

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The Auckland/Waikato and Northland Fish & Game regions have collaborated and are announcing a coordinated summer season for paradise shelduck hunting.

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Stunning photo helps save wetlands

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Marlborough photographer Matt Winter’s stunning photo of a New Zealand shoveler duck lifting off the water has won the 2021 Game bird habitat stamp photo competition.

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