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Fish and Game supports measures to keep New Zealanders safe

Fish and Game says the Christchurch mosque mass killing is a tragedy and it supports an overhaul of firearm laws to ensure the safety of New Zealanders.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 14th March 2019

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The last week has been a relatively positive week for salmon anglers in the region.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 14-03-19

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From the canals…Fish & Game ranger Allan 'Dizzy' Gillespie fished the canals this week with some luck.

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Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season

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Keen game bird hunters will soon take the first step towards bagging some wild game when the new hunting season opens - with game bird hunting licences for the 2019...

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Wellington Weekly Report 14th March 2019

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Good fishing conditions will last right through until late Saturday evening before a weak front arrives.

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Fish and Game staff concerned at the state of Manuherikia River

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Fish & Game staff, council and community representatives, have taken a close look at the Manuherikia River.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Thursday 7th March 2019

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Weather conditions are looking great for High Country anglers this weekend, light winds are forecast both days on the back of a fading Nor-West, with a Sou-West change tonight.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 07-03-19

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Sockeye salmon are back in spawning mode in the Mackenzie Basin.

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Wellington Weekly Report 7th March 2019

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Welcome to our abridged fishing report for this week.

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Angling events 2019

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Events including childrens' fishing days are held by Fish & Game across New Zealand to support and encourage fishing participation. See below for current event information.

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Wellington Weekly Report 28th February 2019

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We've got beautiful fishing conditions forecast right through the Wellington Fish & Game region this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing report - North Canterbury 28 Feb 2019

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. The weather looks good this weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report – Central South Island - 28-02-19

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The weekends weather is looking mint; get out there and do it! there will be some great fishing to be had throughout the region this weekend, although some of our...

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Duck numbers high through the Central Canterbury region

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Duck hunters will have plenty of options when the new game bird season starts on the first Saturday in May, any misses will be probably down to the hunter and...

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life February 2019

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for February 2019

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South Canterbury Report

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Fish & Game mount ‘active checks’ on areas including stream mouths

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Eastern Region Fish & Game staff have been “actively checking” the anglers congregating at local stream mouths, especially on Lake Rotorua.

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life February 2019

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Mackenzie Country Report

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Fish and Game welcomes Environment and Water Pollution Tax Proposals

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Fish and Game is welcoming recommendations for environment, pollution and water extraction taxes, saying New Zealanders want change now.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 21st February 2019

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The region has had almost a month of low flows, with the Ashley River drying in the usual reach below Rangiora, and most other rivers at very low levels.

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