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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 16th March 2018

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Dear Anglers, since my last report 2 weekends ago there has not been much change climatically.

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‘Biggest ever’ duck banding tally bodes well for game bird season

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Duck hunters will have no shortage of birds to target when the new game bird season kicks off in May (Saturday May 5) – going by the latest Fish &...

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Family fishing day at Lake Lyndon

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The Water and Wildlife Habitat Trust, in conjunction with North Canterbury Fish and Game Council, invite you and your family to a unique opportunity for a family fun day’s fishing...

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Illegal dumps – another regional council failure

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Fish & Game is calling for an urgent nationwide audit of illegal rural dumps following a report revealing thousands of farmers may be breaking the law by burning or burying...

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th February 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. It looks as if we may be hit by another low pressure system coming down from the north.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 2nd February 2018

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Dear Anglers, there’s no doubt about it, the last few weeks have been pretty tough going for anglers.

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Dunedin artist's painting features on new habitat stamp

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The work of a Dunedin artist, Karen Baddock, features on the 2018 New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Stamp which is being released today.

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Help our threatened wetlands on World Wetlands Day

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New Zealanders are being urged to celebrate World Wetlands Day by doing something practical to help protect wetlands, a habitat crucial to the survival of many of this country’s wildlife species.

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Creasy's Column for Reel Life January 2018

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By Hugh Creasy

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Graeme Marshall Report for Reel Life January 2018

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South Canterbury Report

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Will Spry Fishing Report for Reel Life Jan 2018

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Mackenzie Country Report

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th January 2018

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For those of you who missed the update, Canterbury's high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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Deadly botulism outbreak kills scores of birds at Te Aroha Wastewater Treatment Plant

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A Waikato district council is being accused of failing to follow its own management plan to contain the deadly bird disease botulism after dozens of waterfowl died on its wastewater...

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Canterbury Lakes re-open for fishing after MPI gives all clear

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Canterbury’s high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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Kiwis say polluters should pay – no exceptions

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More than 70 percent of New Zealanders say commercial businesses should pay for the impact they have on the environment.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 19th January 2018

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Dear Anglers, It is not looking that good for fishable conditions in the main rivers this weekend.

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Trapping ‘how to’ hints

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It’s not to early to start preparing for the duck hunting season that’s now just over three months away.

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New Blog Post

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury Fish & Game weekly report.

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Angler Advisory – Opuha/Opihi flushing flows

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A flushing flow has been arranged for tomorrow (Friday 12th January) for the Opuha/Opihi River system to piggy back onto the natural rain event.

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Water Pollution Remains Major Concern For New Zealanders

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Pollution of our rivers and lakes is one of New Zealanders’ top two concerns, according to public opinion poll results.

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