Archive: April, 2018

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Fish & Game welcomes National Party turnaround on environment

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Fish & Game is welcoming National Party leader Simon Bridges’ pledge to “reset” the party’s environmental policies, saying it is good to see him finally acknowledge the new political reality...

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NZFFA Report for Reel Life April 2018

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TOO MUCH, TOO MANY, TOO LITTLE

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Hugh Creasy Column for Reel Life April 2018

Creasy’s Column – by Hugh Creasy

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Do it now - Duck hunters urged not to leave licence purchase until last minute

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Amid predictions of a good duck hunting season, game bird hunters are being encouraged to abandon their usual habit of buying a hunting licence at the last minute.

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Aquatic weed spraying notice – Rotorua Lakes

Fish & Game has been advised by environmental planners Boffa Miskell that aquatic weed spaying on behalf of Environment Bay of Plenty will begin on Monday April 30th 2018.

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Urgent action needed after report’s wake up call

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Fish & Game has called for urgent government action on what it describes as a “sobering” official report showing wetlands, forests and waterways are coming under increasing pressure from unsustainable development.

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Steady on – call for cap on tourism numbers in New Zealand high country

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Fish & Game is calling on the Government to curb tourism numbers in the South Island high country, saying the pressure is now so high, it’s harming the environment and...

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Poacher pays ‘high price’ for trout from hatchery

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Trout poached from Fish & Game’s Ngongotaha hatchery were “anything but a free feed” for a Rotorua teenager who has paid dearly for his catch.

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Fish & Game dismisses ‘nonsense' claims about irrigation schemes

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Fish & Game has dismissed as “nonsense” Irrigation New Zealand’s claims that irrigation is good for the environment.The claims have been made by Irrigation New Zealand head Andrew Curtis, who...

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Epro outlines 1080 pest control plans

Taupo company Epro has outlined plans for 1080 pest control in Kaingaroa, Whirinaki, Paengaroa and other forests.

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Fish for Winter Trout

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But check the weather forecast first.

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Use it or lose it – hunters urged to claim their duck hunting maimai this weekend

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Game bird hunters are being reminded time is running out to claim their favourite maimai or duck shooting spot in time for the start of the new hunting season.

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