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Second Fonterra sustainability report confirms Industrial dairying is unsustainable

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Fish & Game is welcoming Fonterra’s second ever sustainability report in 17 years on its environmental performance, saying it shows the corporate dairy giant is still scrambling to respond to...

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David Haynes Column for Reel Life November 2018

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BAD PENNIES

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Chris Dore Fishing Report for Reel Life November 2018

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Another very changeable few weeks here in the south and a struggle to find fishable waters some days. However fishable doesn’t always mean gin clear.

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life November 2018

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for Reel Life November 2018

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South Canterbury Report

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Canterbury water testing raises health concerns

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Fish & Game has carried out sampling in Canterbury - knowing that nitrates contamination in rivers kills trout - to see whether contamination from intensive dairy farming is getting into...

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life November 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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‘Avid anglers’ all set for Rotorua streams opening

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Anglers are making plans to catch some big wild trout in particular, as some of Rotorua and Waikaremoana’s best known streams re-open for summer.

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Kiwis set quacking pace at world waterfowl calling champs

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Kiwi duck callers have “done New Zealand proud” in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the United States – with a string of placings including a second.

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Kiwis off to compete in world duck calling champs

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Some of New Zealand’s top duck callers are preparing to head to the U.S. to compete in the World Waterfowl Calling Championships in the state of Maryland.

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Backcountry fisheries to be checked for angling pressure

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Fish & Game staff will be keeping a close eye on how much angling pressure is being placed on back country fisheries in the South Island as they open later...

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David Hayes Column for Reel Life October 2018

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Business as usual?

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for Reel Life October 2018

South Canterbury Report

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Chris Dore fishing report for Reel Life October 2018

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Southern happenings

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life October 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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Time’s running out - have your say on protecting trout!

Opening Ocxt 2018 jigging off Red Beach Lake Tarawera.

Fish & Game is calling on anglers, as a deadline approaches, to step up their efforts to ensure trout and angling are protected from the controversial Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish)...

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Boost for fish stocks at Lake McLaren near Tauranga

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Fish & Game has released hundreds of young trout into Lake McLaren and the Ruahihi Canal in the lower Kaimai ranges near Tauranga – to boost the fishing stocks for...

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Otago Fish & Game Officer vacancy

Otago Fish & Game Council is the not-for-profit agency responsible for the management of sports fish (trout & salmon) and game birds (primarily waterfowl) and their habitats, in the recreational...

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Fish for Gold angler ‘lucky several times over’ in his catch

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The only angler to catch an orange tagged trout in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” has described just how lucky he was to catch the special trout.

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Angler catches orange tag trout in ‘fishy lucky dip'

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An angler has caught the first trout with an orange tag in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” – stoking up interest in the hunt for a fish worth $10,000.

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