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Let's weed out the 'bird dumpers' giving us a bad name

Hunters who dumped birds in separate incidents in both the North and South Islands have cast a shadow over the otherwise happy start to the game bird season.

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Day licence 'great way to have a crack at game bird hunting'

If you’ve ever wondered about taking a mate or a family member out game bird hunting…here’s a reminder on how best to go about it.

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Fish & Game applauds ‘law abiding’ game bird hunters

Fish & Game rangers say its pleasing to see that a “responsible majority” of hunters in the North Island stuck to the rules as the new game bird season opened...

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Prospects 'looking up' for North Island game bird hunters

Thousands of game bird hunters will turn out this Saturday (May 2, 2015) – with hopes for a better season in the North Island – with duck numbers generally reported...

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Landmark poaching sentence sends 'strong message'

One of two Bay of Plenty men convicted of poaching spawning trout last winter from a stream near Rotorua has received a precedent-setting jail term.

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Hunting & Fishing New Zealand’s ‘stay dry’ offer to duck hunters

Game bird hunters are again being given the chance to win a camo' hunting jacket this season if they send their duck band details in.

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Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’ to stake out your spot

Fish & Game is urging gamebird hunters to get out now and claim the maimai or duck shooting stand they used last year.

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2015 Fish & Game Council Elections

Fish & Game elections will be held October 2015.

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Fish & Game clamp down on Rotorua stream mouth poachers gets results

Fish & Game officers are confident they’ve made an impact on offending that has been on the rise at some Lake Rotorua stream mouths over recent weeks.

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RMA reform an attack on Kiwi values

Analysis of the Government’s RMA reforms by Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC points to an alarming attack on the nation’s recreational and environmental values.

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Govt plans will wreck river protection

Fish & Game NZ says the Government’s ‘Freshwater reform’ package will wreck Water Conservation Order (WCO) legislation protecting New Zealand’s most outstanding rivers and lakes.

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Fish & Game opposes 'attack' on RMA

Fish & Game NZ has joined leading environmental organisations warning the Government about the perils of re-writing the RMA.

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'Trout and salmon must stay in the RMA'

Fish & Game NZ says suggested changes to the RMA would be an absolute disaster for the environment.

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