Nelson/Marlborough

2020 Game Bird Season

Season opens Saturday May 23

Revised 2020 Game Bird Regulations

Info on all season extensions

Nelson / Marlborough Region

The region offers some of the best, most easily accessible brown trout fishing in the country. In fact many of New Zealand’s fishing guides who specialise in sighted brown trout fishing, work in this region.

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The many rivers and streams, flats, estuaries, wetlands, along with the Marlborough Sounds also offer excellent game bird hunting opportunities. Mallard duck are the dominant species.

Mallard thrive in the coastal estuaries of Motueka, for example, and there are plenty of quail in the forest margins. Grey duck, mallard, paradise shelduck and black swan can all be found in the Golden Bay area.


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Upcoming Council Dates for 2020

28 April 10 am 66 Champion Road, Richmond, Nelson, (this meeting has been cancelled to due Covid-19)

16 June 10 am 66 Champion Road, Richmond, Nelson, Public Forum 1 pm

18 August 10 am 66 Champion Road, Richmond, Nelson, Public Forum 1 pm

20 October 10 am Marlborough Research Center, Budge St, Blenheim, Public Forum 1 pm

8 December 1 pm Marlborough Research Center, Budge St, Blenheim, Public Forum 1 pm

8 December 5 pm Presentation of Annual Performance Report 2019/20 Grovetown Park, Main Road, Blenheim.

 


More Council Information

Physical Address:
66-74 Champion Road, Stoke, Nelson 7020.

Postal Address:
PO Box 2173, Stoke, Nelson 7041.

Phone:
03 544 6382

Fax:
03 544 4058

Email:
nelsonmarlborough@fishandgame.org.nz

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Fishing

Fishing season opens 1st of October each year

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Hunting

2020 Game bird hunting season starts on Saturday May 23

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12

regions managed

180k

kilometres of rivers

4,090

individual lakes

1

environment to protect

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