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De-intensify agriculture only way to save high country lakes
The declining state of Canterbury’s high country lakes shown in a new Ministry for the Environment report highlights that intensive agriculture should never have been allowed in these sensitive ecosystems,...
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Fish & Game calls for support to farm recovery effort
Fish & Game is calling on anglers and hunters to reach out to farmers still cleaning up from the devastation of cyclone events earlier in the year.
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Fish & Game calls for Water Conservation Orders to be enforced
Fish & Game New Zealand is urging regional councils to step up and protect New Zealand’s rivers and lakes by enforcing Water Conservation Orders (WCOs).
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Fish & Game scientists research New Zealand’s rivers with electric fishing technology
The effects of barriers to fish passage on native species and trout in Taranaki, and a recovering kōaro and eel population in Nelson/Marlborough are among the insights gained in an...
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New leadership appointed for the Central South Island Fish and Game Council
The Central South Island Fish & Game Council (CSIFG) announces the appointments of its new Chief Executive, Steve McKnight and Council Chair, Linn Koevoet.
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River guardians back in the water
Fish & Game has launched a diving programme to monitor New Zealand’s trout populations and assess the health of the nation’s waterways.
Proposed law turns back on Kiwi way of life
People who enjoy the outdoors for recreation, fishing and hunting will lose rights under the Natural and Built Environments Bill.
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Call to Halt Decline of Wetlands Ahead of World Wetlands Day
New Zealanders are being encouraged to consider creating and preserving wetlands to help halt the decline of these threatened habitats across the country.
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Otago Fish & Game appoints Cromwell-based operations manager
An avid game bird hunter with 30 years’ experience in conversation projects has been appointed as Otago Fish and Game Council operations manager based in Cromwell.
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Fish & Game Alarmed at Forestry Report
Fish & Game is alarmed at a recently released report which shows the pace and extent of farmland being converted to forestry in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Conservation Week is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort by anglers and hun
Conservation Week (September 5-11) is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort invested by anglers and hunters throughout the country, says Fish & Game NZ.
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Corina Jordan lands ‘dream’ role as New Zealand Fish and Game Council chief executive
New Zealand Fish and Game Council has appointed Corina Jordan to the position of chief executive.
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‘Significantly’ More Work Needed To Remedy Environment Woes – Fish & Game
Fish & Game says the latest stocktake of the New Zealand environment points to significantly more work being required to improve water quality and reverse wetland loss.
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Every Wetland Counts
Eleven organisations call for doubling wetland extent by 2050
Positives found in High Court loss on Lindis
Otago Fish and Game Council is considering the implications of a judgement from the High Court where its appeal against the Lindis River Environment Court decision was not upheld.
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Fish & Game Supports Calls for Forestry Re-Focus
Fish & Game NZ is supporting calls for an urgent rethink on the rapid proliferation of exotic forests currently being supported by central government, and instead, refocus on native plantings...
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Band-Aid Won’t Heal Canterbury’s Water Woes
Fish & Game says Environment Canterbury’s (ECan) recent amendments to planning provisions are nothing more than a “band-aid solution” to critical overallocation and pollution of the region’s waterways.
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Update on the Fish & Game Review
The advice from Fish & Game in its submission on the Review to the Minister was that any changes to Fish & Game's regional structure should require further study.
2021 Fish & Game Election Results
Anglers and hunters across New Zealand have had their say, and the results are now in for the 2021 Fish & Game Election.
Candidates confirmed for the 2021 Fish & Game elections
Anglers and hunters throughout New Zealand need to check they are enrolled to vote now that candidates in the 2021 Fish & Game elections were confirmed today.
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