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

East coast rivers ‘fire up’ as trout launch into spawning runs

Anglers on the east coast of the North Island are reporting some great fishing as trout settle into their spawning runs.


Fish & Game Officer - West Coast Region

Fish & Game N.Z. West Coast has a vacancy for a full-time Fish & Game Officer based in Hokitika.


Day licence 'great way to have a crack at game bird hunting'

Day licences for game bird hunting now on sale for $20 a day represent a great low cost opportunity for those people to “have a go.”


Let's weed out the 'bird dumpers' giving us a bad name

Hunters who dumped birds in separate incidents in both the North and South Islands have cast a shadow over the otherwise happy start to the game bird season.