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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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Central South Island Weekly Fishing report for 21 April 2017

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We are staring down the barrel of another winter and with only two weekends of the summer sports fishing season left it’s now or next season for those ‘guna’ fish...

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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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Prime Minister must act on his Chief Scientist’s advice and protect our fresh water

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The Prime Minister is being urged to listen to his own science advisor and show strong leadership by protecting New Zealand’s fresh water from unthinking development and exploitation.

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Fish & Game tips ‘better hunting’ for Eastern Region's new game bird season

Its been great weather for ducks Photo Jeanette Nee

Game bird hunters in Fish & Game’s Eastern Region can expect one of the best hunting seasons for some time, going by the latest research into mallard duck numbers.

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Duck Hunters' Day Kaituna

Eastern Region Fish & Game is organising another duck in advance of the new 2017 game bird season.

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Long-serving Fish & Game chief executive Bryce Johnson to retire

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The long-serving head of Fish & Game New Zealand Bryce Johnson is retiring.

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Game bird hunters urged to take care as storm lashes country

Fish & Game is urging game bird hunters wanting to stake a claim on their favourite hunting spot to take care as Cyclone Debbie lashes much of the country.

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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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Central South Island weekly fishing report 31 March 2017

Well it’s the last day of the salmon season today in the Central South Island Region.

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Chris Dore Fishing Report Mar 2017

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Will Spry Fishing Report Mar 2017

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With the late arrival of Summer (deliberate capital S), we have enjoyed some great fishing in the Mackenzie Country.

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report Mar 2017

South Canterbury Report for March 2017

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Creasy's Column - by Hugh Creasy March 2017

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I like to doze in the afternoons. Not that I’m lazy – I just find it pleasant.

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NZFFA Report Mar 2017

It’s fair to say that Minister for the Environment, Nick Smith, has had a pretty rough ride lately - his latest proposed freshwater standards have been ridiculed, Federated Mountain...

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Wellington Weekly Report March 17

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We're looking down the barrel of a bit of damp and cold weekend with summer disappearing as quickly as it appeared.

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‘Thousands’ of trout releases to Rotorua lakes in autumn release programme

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Fish & Game’s autumn releases to re-stock the Rotorua lakes are well underway.

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Claim your hunting spot!

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Fish & Game is reminding game bird hunters to stake their claim for their favourite maimai or duck shooting stand before the start of the new hunting season now only...

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Riuwaka Trout Population Boosted

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Trout flying bright green streamers were released into the Riuwaka River Yesterday.

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Game bird hunters urged to take note of new rules for shotguns

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Game bird hunters are now restricting the number of shots they use in game bird hunting in six of the 12 Fish & Game regions, a measure introduced for “sound”...

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