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Freshwater reform opponents accused of ‘scaremongering’

Fish & Game has dismissed as “scaremongering” claims that imposing a royalty on commercial use of water will hurt the public.

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Public urged to make submission to protect Hawke’s Bay’s Ngaruroro River

Braided river below Whanawhana

New Zealanders are being urged to make submissions to ensure Hawkes Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers are protected by a rarely-issued Water Conservation Order.

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Fish & Game offers to work with Southland District Council on cycle trail after High Court appeal is

Hamish Carnachan with an upper Oreti River treasure.

Southland Fish & Game is welcoming the Southland District Council withdrawal of its High Court appeal on the Around the Mountain Cycle Trail, and is offering to work with the...

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Police join forces with Fish & Game rangers in ‘safe hunting’ initiative

Fish Game rangers check Gisborne hunters2.

Fish & Game rangers and Police officers say “safety is the key concern” as they prepare to again join forces to check game bird hunters – especially on Opening Weekend...

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Duck hunters urged to take water safety seriously

Duck hunters are being urged to wear life jackets when hunting on waterways this game bird season, with water levels in some parts of the North Island still much higher...

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Environment laws undermined in 'sneaky backdoor attack'

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The government is being accused of a "sneaky backdoor attack" on one of the core principles of New Zealand’s cornerstone environment laws.

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Fish & Game on the hunt for a new Chief Executive

This is for a three year fixed term role located in Wellington with a nationwide influence

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Prime Minister must act on his Chief Scientist’s advice and protect our fresh water

FG Too late for this trout

The Prime Minister is being urged to listen to his own science advisor and show strong leadership by protecting New Zealand’s fresh water from unthinking development and exploitation.

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Fish & Game tips ‘better hunting’ for new game bird season

Its been great weather for ducks Photo Jeanette Nee

Game bird hunters in Fish & Game’s Eastern Region can expect one of the best hunting seasons for some time, going by the latest research into mallard duck numbers.

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Long-serving Fish & Game chief executive Bryce Johnson to retire

Bryce Johnson portrait photo April15

The long-serving head of Fish & Game New Zealand Bryce Johnson is retiring.

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Game bird hunters urged to take care as storm lashes country

Fish & Game is urging game bird hunters wanting to stake a claim on their favourite hunting spot to take care as Cyclone Debbie lashes much of the country.

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F&G Criticises Overseas Investment Office Hunter Valley Decision as ‘Extraordinary’

The Otago Fish and Game Council is critical of the Overseas Investment Office decision on the sale of the Hunter Valley Station to a foreign buyer, describing it as “extraordinary”...

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New manager for Hawke's Bay Fish & Game

The Hawke’s Bay Fish and Game Council has appointed Mark Venman as Regional Manager for the Hawke’s Bay region.

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New Environmental Officer for Otago Fish & Game

The Otago Fish and Game Council has appointed Nigel Paragreen to the role of Environmental Officer, continuing the work of Peter Wilson who moved to the Wellington Fish and Game...

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New Blog Post

This website is provided by Fish and Game and EDS to share information with the public about the upcoming legal proceedings over the Horizons One Plan declaration:

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Don't Forget To Stand Up For The Environment!

Fish & Game is urging people who care about clean water and the environment to stand as candidates in their local council elections.

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Stand For The Environment!

New Zealanders are being urged to do their bit for the environment by standing in October’s local body elections.

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Hawke’s Bay Fish & Game Council gets set to ‘tackle challenges’ of new year

Hawke’s Bay’s new Fish and Game Council recently held its inaugural meeting and councillors are “looking forward” to tackling the challenges of the coming year.

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New Fish & Game Councils Warned They Face Big Challenges

New Fish & Game councillors are being told they face big challenges representing their fellow anglers, game bird hunters and the environment after their success was announced in the results...

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New Manager for Southland Fish and Game

Fish and Game has appointed a new Manager to replace Maurice Rodway who retires from the position in January 2016.

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