Fish & Game New Zealand

Anglers & Hunters for Conservation

Fish & Game NZ manages, maintains and enhances sports fish and game birds, and their habitats, in the best long-term interests of present and future generations of anglers and hunters. We are a not-for-profit organisation, funded through the sale of fishing and hunting licences.

News & Events

Fish & Game welcomes guilty verdicts for poachers ‘trout slaughter’

Two Bay of Plenty men have been found guilty of poaching as many as 60 spawning trout from an isolated stream near Lake Rotoiti last winter – in what has been described as the worst such poaching c

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CAWTHRON INSTITUTE 1080 REPORT

Fish & Game welcomes the final release of the Cawthron Institute’s report on 1080 in trout as an initial first step in establishing the risk to humans from eating contaminated trout flesh but says further research is needed to clarify exactly what that risk is.

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Fish & Game Appoints National Communications Manager

Fish & Game has appointed veteran journalist and broadcaster Don Rood as the organisation’s national communications manager.

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Fish & Game introduces new fishing licences for ‘non-residents’

Fish & Game New Zealand is launching new licences for overseas anglers who visit the country to fish for longer than a day or so.

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