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Kiwi calls in the crowd and wins world duck calling champs
Kiwi teenager Ritson Galloway, who is the current New Zealand Live Duck Calling Champion, has blitzed the best duck callers from all over the world to become the first Non-American...
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DairyNZ claim of economic ruin if we stop polluting "misleading"
New research from independent economic consultancy NZIER shows that DairyNZ's economic analysis and conclusion are misleading New Zealanders.DairyNZ's economic analysis resulted in them claiming that GDP will lower by 1.1...
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Duck hunting still going ahead next year
Information spread by the Coalition of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and picked up by ACT’s David Seymour is incorrect.
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New fishing season off to a flying start
Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...
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Call of the wild will ring out in Taupo on Saturday
A cacophony of duck calls will ring out at the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships this weekend.
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Hugh Creasy Column
“It’s simple, really,” said Sage, “Go deep, go heavy, go big.”
DairyNZ reliant on NZIER research
The attempts by DairyNZ CEO, Tim Mackle, to discredit the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is undermined by ten years of DairyNZ citing NZIER research.
DairyNZ's selective memory in support of polluters
In response to DairyNZ's attempt to dismiss an economic report that highlighted dairy's role in the New Zealand economy is only three per cent of GDP, Fish & Game New...
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Freshwater plan unlikely to have major impact on Dairy Industry - NZIER report
Fish & Game New Zealand has welcomed the findings of a New Zealand Institute of Economic Research report, which rejects claims the Government’s freshwater proposals will have a significant economic impact.
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New Zealanders deserve fresh, clean water - Govt needs to deliver
Today's Government announcement has the potential to fix New Zealand's freshwater pollution crisis - but only if the right options are selected, Fish & Game New Zealand Chief Executive Martin...
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Kiwis expect Govt to deliver strict new water quality rules
Pollution of our rivers and lakes remains a top concern for Kiwis according to public opinion poll results, with two-thirds of people expecting the Government to put rules and regulations...
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Update on the Conservation Indigenous Freshwater Fish Bill
The Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Bill has reported back from Parliament's Environment Committee today in a much better shape, which Fish & Game New Zealand can now support.
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Govt agriculture climate plan cautiously welcomed
Fish & Game New Zealand notes the announcement today that the Government and the intensive agriculture leadership have reached a ‘historic consensus’ and are exploring using a formal sector-government agreement...
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Both urban and rural users must protect water quality
Fish & Game New Zealand agrees with Federated Farmers Otago President Simon Davies that we all want lakes and rivers to have the highest water quality.
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Illegal fishing method discovered
Fish & Game Rangers have become alerted to an illegal fishing rig being used at the Mackenzie Basin Hydro Canals.
Stats NZ survey shows water reforms have public support
New data released by Stats NZ shows that freshwater quality is New Zealanders' top environmental concern.
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Fish & Game welcome intensive agriculture leadership's winter grazing campaign
Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the pre-emptive media campaign by Beef + Lamb, DairyNZ and Federated Farmers in anticipation of photos of some farmers behaving badly this winter.
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Salmon crisis prompts rule changes
Faced with continual decline in the sea run salmon fishery, the two Canterbury Fish & Game regions have voted this week to align most of their salmon regulations.
Tough new rules to clean up water welcomed
Fish & Game New Zealand welcome that the Government's plan to halt the decline in water quality and improve rivers, lakes and streams will be announced in August.
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Fish & Game welcome Budget 2019 announcements
Fish & Game New Zealand welcome the Budget 2019 announcement of a $229 million Sustainable Land Use package.
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