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Regional council must act on deadly botulism outbreaks
An outbreak of avian botulism in Waikato’s Whangamarino wetland that has killed thousands of waterfowl including some rare indigenous species is yet another wake-up call for urgent action, says Fish...
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River guardians back in the water
Fish & Game has launched a diving programme to monitor New Zealand’s trout populations and assess the health of the nation’s waterways.
Proposed law turns back on Kiwi way of life
People who enjoy the outdoors for recreation, fishing and hunting will lose rights under the Natural and Built Environments Bill.
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Game bird habitat stamp winner for 2023 Announced
A photo of a Californian quail strutting along a fence line is the image that will adorn the 2023 Game Bird Habitat Stamp.
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Call to Halt Decline of Wetlands Ahead of World Wetlands Day
New Zealanders are being encouraged to consider creating and preserving wetlands to help halt the decline of these threatened habitats across the country.
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New Years Week Fishing Report of Central South Island and North Canterbury
When it comes to summertime fly fishing, anglers dream of sight-fishing for rising trout.
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WEEKLY FISHING REPORT FOR CENTRAL SOUTH ISLAND & NORTH CANTERBURY
With the rainbow trout spawning season coming to an end in the CSI Region, our high-country waters and other sensitive fisheries are opening for fishing on Saturday, 5th November,...
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Anglers Out in Force for Start of the Season
Fish & Game NZ is expecting a "massive" turn-out of anglers this weekend for the opening of the new freshwater fishing season which kicks off Saturday, October 1.
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Celebration of Women in Angling This Saturday
This is the third year the event has been held. It is growing globally as women from around the world and here in Aotearoa New Zealand, appreciate the multitude of...
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Conservation Week is an opportunity to applaud the "massive" environmental effort by anglers and hun
Conservation Week (September 5-11) is an opportunity to applaud the significant environmental effort invested by anglers and hunters throughout the country, says Fish & Game NZ.
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Salmonid Ecology Scholarship launched
A scholarship for a PhD student undertaking research into the ecology, conservation and management of trout and trout fisheries has been set up in the name of the late...
Research project reaches 20-pound milestone
Angler Scott Miller landed a huge 20-pound (9kg) brown trout in the Tekapo Canal in April 2022, catching the attention of Central South Island Fish & Game.
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Stunning weather greeted around 50,000 game bird hunters around the country this morning.
While the sunshine and light winds across the country might have been in the duck's favour, it didn't stop hunters from celebrating the traditional first Saturday in May, the Opening...
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‘Significantly’ More Work Needed To Remedy Environment Woes – Fish & Game
Fish & Game says the latest stocktake of the New Zealand environment points to significantly more work being required to improve water quality and reverse wetland loss.
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Police call for submissions on new rules for Clubs and Ranges
The New Zealand Police are calling for submissions on how gun clubs and ranges operate.
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Game bird habitat stamp winner for 2022 announced
A photo of a pheasant gliding into land by Tauranga’s Jeanette Nee is the image that will adorn the 2022 Game Bird Habitat Stamp.
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Every Wetland Counts
Eleven organisations call for doubling wetland extent by 2050
Manchurian wild rice could trick you
Duck hunting gets you out along the waterways and in among some of the plants that like wet feet.
Positives found in High Court loss on Lindis
Otago Fish and Game Council is considering the implications of a judgement from the High Court where its appeal against the Lindis River Environment Court decision was not upheld.
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