Richie Cosgrove

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Fonterra confirms industrial dairying now unsustainable

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Fish & Game is welcoming Fonterra’s first ever sustainability report in 16 years on its environmental performance, saying it shows the corporate dairy giant is scrambling to respond to public...

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Weekly Fishing Report– Central South Island Region: 08-12-2017

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For the coming weekend the biggest weather feature will be a westerly front running up the West Coast on Saturday and that might spill a bit of rain into the...

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 8-12-17

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Due to a worrying bio-security concern in our region, the focus of this week’s fishing report will be on informing all anglers about what is happening.

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Sanford praised by Fish & Game for fishing halt in Salmon Conservation Area

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One of New Zealand’s biggest fishing companies, Sanford, is being praised by Fish & Game for halting operations near Banks Peninsula to avoid catching salmon.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 1st December 2017

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, we have been blessed with some fantastic weather for the last two weeks.

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Issue with Canterbury Lake

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Fish & Game wants to draw your attention to the closure to all fishing in two Canterbury lakes, Lake Grasmere and Lake Sarah.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 24-11-2017

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The larger snow fed rivers have not seen a fresh for two weeks and are in great condition for salmon fishing at the moment, with confirmed catches from the Rakaia...

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Declining wild salmon population prompts Fish & Game symposium

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Fish & Game is organising a two day symposium to discuss the South Island’s troubled wild salmon fishery.

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Catch a fish this Labour Weekend!

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Labour weekend holiday makers are being encouraged to use the break to get out fishing and try catching a trout or salmon for the family dinner table.

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Fish & Game welcomes new government as win for environment

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Fish & Game is welcoming the formation of the new government, saying it is a win for the environment.

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Fish & Game salutes outgoing Parliamentary Commissioner for Environment

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Fish & Game New Zealand is paying tribute to outgoing Parliamentary Commission for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright, saying her time in the role has benefitted all New Zealanders.

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Fish & Game welcomes sentencing of Blenheim man

Fish & Game says the sentence handed down to a Blenheim man today for firearm and hunting offences is a welcome deterrent to others considering flouting gun and wildlife laws.

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Shoveler duck survey results are in

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Fish & Game staff have completed their annual survey of shoveler ducks.

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Wakapuaka Pukeko hunt coming up!

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The date has been set for the annual pukeko hunt at Wakapuaka.

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Fish & Game announces all duck hunters will have to use non-toxic shot from 2021

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All duck hunters will soon have to use non-toxic shot when hunting following a decision by Fish & Game’s New Zealand Council.

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Great weather for ducks! Fish & Game says Queens Birthday looks good for game bird hunters

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Wet weather forecast for this weekend may not be what everyone wants, but Fish & Game says it will be appreciated by game bird hunters.

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Graeme Marshall column for Reel Life May 2017

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With only some high country lakes open for fishing during the month of May there is not a lot to report on.

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Martin Langlands column for Reel Life May 2017

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Anybody who knows me understands how much I enjoy the winter season, its a time when each and every river experience is very meaningful.

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David Haynes column for Reel Life May 2017

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 8 June in Rotorua. We are grateful to Eastern Region Fish & Game for the use of their meeting rooms and encourage all...

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Chris Dore column for Reel Life May 2017

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June's never an easy month for fishing here in the Queenstown area, with browns well and truly in their spawning 'no go' areas for the rainbows, for the most part...

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