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 statutory organisation, funded through the sale of fishing and hunting licences.

News & Events

Southland District Council defies logic to appeal

“We’re obviously very disappointed”, says Graeme Watson, Southland Fish & Game chairman.


Hawkes Bay Regional Council applauded for feedlot crackdown

Fish & Game is applauding the Hawkes Bay Regional Council for its decision to crackdown on stock feedlots in an effort to better protect the environment.


Rotorua streams known for ‘trophy brown trout’ set to open

Anglers are gearing up to target some of New Zealand’s “biggest wild trout” as some renown Rotorua streams open for summer.

Popular Lake Rotorua tributaries which have been closed for the spawning season re-open for summer angling from Thursday December 1, 2016.


Oreti River Valley Environment Court decision

Environment Court Judge J E Borthwick's full decision on the Oreti River valley is available for download by concerned anglers.