Category: Events

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Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season

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Keen game bird hunters will soon take the first step towards bagging some wild game when the new hunting season opens - with game bird hunting licences for the 2019...

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Angling events 2019

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Events including childrens' fishing days are held by Fish & Game across New Zealand to support and encourage fishing participation. See below for current event information.

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Weed removal makes Kids Fishing Day a success!

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A massive effort to remove more than 40 tonnes of invasive weed helped make the annual Christchurch Take a Kid Fishing Day a huge success.

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Lake Lyndon Family fishing returns

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Hundreds of children and their families marked New Zealand Children’s Day at picturesque Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country in the first family fishing event there in more than...

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Lake Lyndon Family Fishing Competition returns

Thanks to some favourable weather conditions, the Lake Lyndon fishing competition returns this year on the 10th of December.

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Declining wild salmon population prompts Fish & Game forum

The salmon – known as the King, Chinook or Quinnat – is found mainly on the West Coast, Canterbury, Otago and Marlborough.The species spends much of its life at sea...

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Practice your quack - the duck calling champs are on the way

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The country’s keen duck callers are getting set to compete in the New Zealand Duck Calling Championships to be held in Taupo.

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Take A Kid Fishing Day 2017

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This years North Canterbury Take A Kid Fishing Day is being held on October 15 at the The Groynes picnic grounds, off Johns Rd, Belfast, Christchurch starting at 9am.

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