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

Lake Rotoiti produces big trout on opening weekend

Lake Rotoiti produced the biggest fish, including a trout of more than four kilos (nine pounds), on the opening weekend of the new fishing season in the Rotorua district.


Take a Kid Fishing day a huge success

Over 6000 Cantabrians packed out the four Childrens Fishing Lakes at the Groynes on Sunday for the annual Take a Kid Fishing day.


Politicians must act on young generation's call for clean water

Politicians from all parties are being urged to act decisively to improve the quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams and protect public health following today’s plea to a select committee from the student-led Clean Water Campaign.


Anglers win fishing gear but big prize eludes them

The hunt for a trout worth $10,000 in the Rotorua lakes has ended without the big prize being struck – but three anglers have welcomed $200 worth of fishing gear each as their reward for catching special green-tagged trout.