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Wellington Weekly Report - 16 January 2020

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Happy New Year and welcome back to what's proving to be a great fishing season for the lower North Island.

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Perfectly timed photo wins award for South Island photographer

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Marlborough photographer Matt Winter’s expertly timed photo of two paradise shelducks in perfect symmetry has won the inaugural Game Bird Habitat Trust’s photo competition.

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Wellington Weekly Report - 19 December 2019

Welcome to our abridged fishing reports for the Christmas period.

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Wellington Weekly Report - 12 December 2019

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There's a north and south situation this weekend, with heavy showers forecast for the former and fine conditions expected for the lower half of the region.

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Wellington Weekly Report 05 December 2019

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The fishing Gods appear to be smiling on us - recent rain has recharged rapidly falling rivers nicely and set up some great angling for Saturday.

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Wellington Weekly Report 28 November 2019

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Another stunning weekend is on the cards again, so now is the time to get into the angling action before the pre-Christmas chaos kicks in!

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Wellington Weekly Report 21 November 2019

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All systems are go for the weekend - excellent weather, stunning looking rivers and streams, along with plenty of hungry trout!

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Kiwi calls in the crowd and wins world duck calling champs

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Kiwi teenager Ritson Galloway, who is the current New Zealand Live Duck Calling Champion, has blitzed the best duck callers from all over the world to become the first Non-American...

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Wellington Weekly Report 14 November 2019

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There's nothing too untoward to prevent anglers getting out and about this weekend and making the most of some excellent fishing in the local rivers as well as the backcountry.

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DairyNZ claim of economic ruin if we stop polluting "misleading"

New research from independent economic consultancy NZIER shows that DairyNZ's economic analysis and conclusion are misleading New Zealanders.DairyNZ's economic analysis resulted in them claiming that GDP will lower by 1.1...

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Wellington Weekly Report 7 November 2019

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Staff are currently unavailable so there is no commentary on conditions today, however the links provided will take you to the live updated flows and weather for the river and...

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Wellington Weekly Report 31 October 2019

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A stunning weekend across the entire lower North Island is on the cards.

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Wellington Weekly Report 24 October 2019

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A long weekend is looming which means an extra fishing day - and the weather is looking like it will play it's part too.

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Wellington Weekly Report 17 October 2019

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While the weekend weather doesn't look too bad, the rain coming through on Friday evening is going to make things interesting as far as picking a fishing spot goes.

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Duck hunting still going ahead next year

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Information spread by the Coalition of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and picked up by ACT’s David Seymour is incorrect.

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Wellington Weekly Report 10 October 2019

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There's plenty of superb fishing and some great conditions coming our way this weekend, just keep a watchful eye on the weather.

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New fishing season off to a flying start

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Despite cool weather, thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of...

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Wellington Weekly Report 03 October 2019

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Dedicated anglers who braved the cold weather over Opening got a small window and had some very good fishing to well-rested trout.

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Call of the wild will ring out in Taupo on Saturday

A cacophony of duck calls will ring out at the New Zealand Duck and Goose Calling Championships this weekend.

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Wellington Weekly Report 26 September 2019

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It's the final countdown to the opening of the new fishing season, with just four days to go!

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