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.

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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).

Latest angling newsletter

If you have not received the latest angling news from Wellington Fish & Game (Dec 2021) click here to download it.

Trout handling 101 - all you need to know

Follow this link for important information on how to look after your trout

 

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 2022

DATE

 8 Feb 2022

  Held via Zoom due to Covid-19 

22 March 2022

3 pm

To be held via Zoom due to Covid-19

7 June 2022

 3 pm

Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North

9 August 2022

3 pm

Cosmopolitan Club, 11 Logan Street, Upper Hutt

11 October 2022

3 pm

Club Wairarapa, 20 Essex St, Masterton.

13 December 2022

3 pm

Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North


More Council Information

Moawhango River flushing flow days:

The 2022-23 flushing flow dates are available 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 season opens first Saturday in May

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Maps

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