Tag: game bird

If you would like to sign up to receive the Weekly Fishing report, click here.

Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season

Nixon Martin duck calling on his first hunt with family members.

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...

Read more about 'Game bird hunters ‘first step’ towards promising new season '...


Duck numbers high through the Central Canterbury region

FGNZ1916A

Duck hunters will have plenty of options when the new game bird season starts on the first Saturday in May, any misses will be probably down to the hunter and...

Read more about 'Duck numbers high through the Central Canterbury region'...


Protecting New Zealand’s Threatened Wetlands on World Wetlands Day

FGNZ2499A2

The public is being encouraged to buy a specially commissioned wildlife habitat stamp to mark World Wetlands Day, with funds raised from sales being used to protect New Zealand’s fast-disappearing...

Read more about 'Protecting New Zealand’s Threatened Wetlands on World Wetlands Day'...


Hunters Score Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland Restoration

FGNZ2354A

The contribution hunters have made to saving and restoring Marlborough’s largest surviving lowland freshwater wetland is being highlighted to mark 2019 World Wetlands Day.

Read more about 'Hunters Score Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland Restoration'...


New Zealand’s top youth shooters compete in Canterbury

FGNZ NC Clay target champs4

Students from around the country have converged on Canterbury for this year’s annual New Zealand Secondary Schools Clay Target Championships.

Read more about 'New Zealand’s top youth shooters compete in Canterbury'...


A big call – the hunt’s on for New Zealand’s best duck caller

Andrew Currie doing his best duck impressions2.

The country’s aspiring duck and goose callers are preparing to out-cackle and “ruffle each other’s feathers” in the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships later this month.

Read more about 'A big call – the hunt’s on for New Zealand’s best duck caller'...


Wild duck competition proves a winner

FGNZ NC WildDuckCompFinal1

Hunters from around the country converged on North Canterbury to take part in the first Canterbury Wild Duck Competition.

Read more about 'Wild duck competition proves a winner '...


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.

Read more about 'Fish & Game Officer -West Coast Region'...


Use it or lose it – hunters urged to claim their duck hunting maimai this weekend

FGNZ NC Maimais08

Game bird hunters are being reminded time is running out to claim their favourite maimai or duck shooting spot in time for the start of the new hunting season.

Read more about 'Use it or lose it – hunters urged to claim their duck hunting maimai this weekend'...