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Hunting Stand Ballots

Applications are invited from gamebird hunters for a very limited number of hunting stands at Lake Wairarapa, and Pukepuke Lagoon (Himitangi).

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Big turnout for wetland opening near Dargaville

Around 80 people turned out for the official opening of the Underwood Wetlands and Scenic Reserve, a major new wetland near Dargaville.

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Northland & Taranaki regions offer special summer game bird hunting opportunities

Hunters are in the North Island are being offered some summer hunting opportunities in a couple of regions next weekend - in advance of the traditional May start of the...

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Underwood Wetland hailed as ‘far-sighted’ joint wetland project

Ecologist Nan Underwood and former owner David Underwood look down on the river flats.

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Support the habitat stamp – and funds that help NZ wetlands and ‘species including humans’

Rotorua artist Jeanette Blackburn

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New manager for Hawke's Bay Fish & Game

The Hawke’s Bay Fish and Game Council has appointed Mark Venman as Regional Manager for the Hawke’s Bay region.

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New Environmental Officer for Otago Fish & Game

The Otago Fish and Game Council has appointed Nigel Paragreen to the role of Environmental Officer, continuing the work of Peter Wilson who moved to the Wellington Fish and Game...

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Politicians Must Act On Young Generation's Call For Clean Water

Politicians from all parties are being urged to act decisively to improve the quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams and protect public health following today’s plea to a...

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Anglers Win Fishing Gear But Big Prize Eludes Them

The hunt for a trout worth $10,000 in the Rotorua lakes has ended without the big prize being struck – but three anglers have welcomed $200 worth of fishing gear...

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Dam Promoters Questioned Over ‘Misleading’ Funding Applications

A report released today shows the Irrigation Acceleration Fund (IAF) paid almost $1 million to an infrastructure project in Wairarapa based on “highly misleading” information and an application that “lacked...

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White baiting in Westport

This is for the Wer Coast region only!

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Volunteers Join In Canterbury Fish Rescue

Fish & Game staff and volunteers have spent three days salvaging fish from the Amuri Irrigation scheme canals near Culverden, North Canterbury.

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Wetland birds die in botulism outbreak

A botulism outbreak at an internationally significant wetland just south of Auckland has killed hundreds of game and migratory birds including some endangered species.

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Fish & Game releases trout by boat at Lake Tarawera

Fish & Game officers have used a boat to release fish “far and wide” on Lake Tarawera this week.

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'First class’ Rotorua streams all set to open

Anglers are gearing up for the December opening of some first class stream fishing around the shores of Lake Rotorua.

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Number of junior anglers pleasing - Fish & Game

A feature of the opening of the new trout fishing season has been the number of young anglers on the waterways - this year October 1 fell within the first...

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Trout Angling Access Safeguarded For Season Opening

Anglers are being reassured by Fish & Game that access to their favourite fishing spot for the looming trout fishing season has been safeguarded by Parliament under several pieces of...

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Govt plans will wreck river protection

Fish & Game NZ says the Government’s ‘Freshwater reform’ package will wreck Water Conservation Order (WCO) legislation protecting New Zealand’s most outstanding rivers and lakes.

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