Every person who wants to go fresh water fishing or game bird hunting in New Zealand must first purchase a licence.
The licence fees are primarily charged to cover the cost of managing the fish and birds and the habitat they depend on.
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Fishing Licence Info
View our Fishing licence information in this section. Buy a licence Get a BackCountry Licence endorsement [/nelson/about/fish-and-game-faq/general-licence-faqs/]Fishing Licence FAQs[/nelson/about/fish-and-game-faq/general-licence-faqs/] [/nelson/about/fish-and-game-faq/general-licence-faqs-2/]General Licence FAQs[/nelson/about/fish-and-game-faq/general-licence-faqs-2/]
Hunting Licence Info
Fish & Game's game bird hunting licences are valid for use throughout New Zealand (except in the Chatham Islands). Your licence...