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Wellington Region

The Wellington Region encompasses the area roughly from Waiouru, across to Norsewood and south to Cook Strait. It includes four large river catchments: the Rangitikei, Manawatu, Ruamahanga, and Hutt.

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An extensive range of local angling opportunities ranges from spectacular wilderness back country streams in the Kaimanawa, Ruahine, or Tararua Forest Parks – to highly productive rivers (like the Hutt River).

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Trout handling 101 - all you need to know

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There is an abundance of game bird hunting opportunities available on public land in the Wellington Fish & game Region. Some of the very best game hunting is available within two hours’ drive of the major urban areas.


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Upcoming Council Dates for 2021

DATE

 9 February 2021

 3pm  Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Ave, West End, Palmerston North

 23 March 2021

 3pm

 Club Wairarapa, 20 Essex St, Masterton

8 June 2021 

 3pm

Cosmopolitan Club, 11 Logan St, Upper Hutt

10 August 2021

3pm

Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Ave, West End, Palmerston North

12 October 2021

3pm

Cosmopolitan Club, 11 Logan St, Upper Hutt

7 December 2021

3pm

Club Wairarapa, 20 Essex St, Masterton. Council meeting and AGM


More Council Information

Moawhango River flushing flow days:

2021 Flushing flow programme proposed dates: Click here

Physical Address:
292 Featherston St, Palmerston North.

Postal Address:
P O Box 1325, Palmerston North 4440.

Phone:
06 359 0409

Fax:
06 356 2780

Email:
wellington@fishandgame.org.nz

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Fishing

Fishing season opens 1st of October each year

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Hunting

2021 Game bird hunting season starts on Saturday May 1

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12

regions managed

180k

kilometres of rivers

4,090

individual lakes

1

environment to protect

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