Richie Cosgrove

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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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Fish & Game criticise “act of wanton vandalism”

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Central South Island Fish & Game Region Chief Executive Jay Graybill is condemning an attack on a Mackenzie Country salmon farm as “an act of wanton vandalism” and is urging...

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Hunt, gather, cook – The Game Bird Food Festival returns for 2017

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The Game Bird Food Festival is back on for 2017, giving hunters the opportunity to have their freshly harvested wild duck professionally cooked in a restaurant.

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North Canterbury Weekly fishing report 28 April 2017

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Hello and welcome to the final fishing report for the 2016/17 season, as I write this report from the river bank it feels warm with some gusty North West winds.

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Central South Island Weekly Fishing Report 28 April 2017

WFR17.29 The author with his oldest fish of the summer season

This is the last weekly fishing report from me for a while which times in with the end of the summer sports fishing season.

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Environment laws undermined in “sneaky backdoor attack”

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The government is being accused of a ”sneaky backdoor attack” on one of the core principles of New Zealand’s cornerstone environment laws.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 21 April 2017

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With the MetService forecasting settled weather for this weekend, the prospects for angling are looking good, especially for those making a long weekend out of it by taking Monday off...

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Fish & Game on the hunt for a new Chief Executive

This is for a three year fixed term role located in Wellington with a nationwide influence

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 31st March 2017

Over the last week there has been some great salmon fishing in the mid reaches of the Waimakariri River.

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