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Fish & Game elections off to ‘healthy start’

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Fish & Game elections are off to a “flying start” with plenty of candidates throwing their hats into the ring.

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Fish & Game Officer -West Coast Region

Fish & Game N.Z. West Coast has a vacancy for a full-time Fish & Game Officer to work remotely in the Buller and West Coast regions.

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‘Clean it up or stop it’ – call for action on environmentally damaging intensive winter feeding

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The agriculture industry is being challenged to clean up its act and enforce much higher standards for the environmentally damaging practice of intensive winter feeding.

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Intensive winter feeding – poor practice hurting the environment and farming

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Fish and Game is calling for action to stop the environmental damage caused by intensive winter feeding of stock, saying the practice is not only damaging our rivers and streams,...

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Central South Island Fish & Game joins the appeal on the RDR Decision

Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSIFG) is joining an appeal against Canterbury Regional Council’s decision on applications by Rangitata Diversion Race Limited as a S274 party.

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Fish & Game praises Lake Tutira clean up efforts

Volunteers planted hundreds of natives sedges and other plants along the shores of Lake Tutira.

Fish & Game has praised the efforts of community groups and individuals who are continuing their battle to improve Lake Tutira’s water quality.

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Hawkes Bay Regional Council told to stop breaking promises on stock feedlots

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Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is being told to “lift its game” and stop breaking the promises it has made to crackdown on the region’s stock feedlots.

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Standing for fishing, hunting and the environment – call for candidates to contest the Fish & Game e

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Anglers and hunters are being called on to stand as candidates in this year’s Fish & Game elections.

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Fish & Game tells Horizons ‘stop squirming and act'

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Horizons Council told to stop trying to squirm out of its responsibilities

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Horizons Council and chairman out of touch with fed up community

Fish and Game is warning the Horizons Regional Council its residents are fed up with its failure to do its job and follow the agreed plan to clean up polluted...

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Timidity undermines Land and Water Forum Report when boldness required

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Fish & Game is disappointed with the just-released Land and Water Forum report, saying it’s too timid and fails to provide answers on improving water quality.

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“A Good Start’ - Government’s New Tourism Levy Welcomed

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Fish and Game is backing the government’s proposed levy on overseas visitors, saying it is a good start to tackling the growing pressure on New Zealand’s back country.

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Check, clean and dry to combat ‘lake snow’

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Fish & Game is urging its licenceholders to check, clean and dry their angling and hunting equipment to help combat the North Island spread of the algae which causes lake snow.

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Queens Birthday Honour for Environmental Champion

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“A champion for the environment” – Fish & Game says Bryce Johnson’s Queen’s Birthday honour is “richly deserved”

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Queens Birthday honour for Canterbury fishing identity

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Ashburton's Matthew Hall has been made Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2018 Queens Birthday Honours for services to conservation and fishing.

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“Fair go For Kiwis” - Fish & Game Supports DoC New Charging Policy

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Fish & Game is supporting the Department of Conservation’s new policy of charging overseas visitors more for using huts and campsites on the Great Walks.

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Budget’s Environmental Commitments Welcome

Fish and Game is welcoming the budget, saying it signals a solid intention to turn around years of environmental degradation.

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“Well done” – Fish & Game congratulates farm environment award winners

Fish & Game is congratulating the winners of recent farming awards, saying they are leading the way in showing the agriculture industry that it is possible to look after the...

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Regional Manager Hawkes Bay

Fish & Game New Zealand seeks an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to manage its Hawke’s Bay operations.

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Dairy Industry Review ‘confused and contradictory’

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Fish & Game says the Agriculture Minister’s just-announced review of the dairy industry legislation is “confused and contradictory.”

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