Wellington

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.

Fishing Locations and Access

The Wellington Region encompasses the area roughly from Waiouru, across to Norsewood and south to Cook Strait.

Coolest little trout fishing capital

Watch this for some of the highlights of the fantastic fishing available in the Wellington region.

Welcome

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).

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 2019

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3 December 2019/AGM  

Tuesday 3pm

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


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Moawhango River flushing flow days:

2019/20 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

Game bird hunting season starts first Saturday in May each year

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Environment

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Quick facts

12

regions managed

180k

kilometres of rivers

4,090

individual lakes

1

environment to protect

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