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

Big turnout for wetland opening near Dargaville

Around 80 people turned out for the official opening of the Underwood Wetlands and Scenic Reserve, a major new wetland near Dargaville.


Northland & Taranaki regions offer special summer game bird hunting opportunities

Hunters are in the North Island are being offered some summer hunting opportunities in a couple of regions next weekend - in advance of the traditional May start of the hunting season.


Underwood Wetland hailed as ‘far-sighted’ joint wetland project

Northland Fish & Game is joining with the Department of Conservation and Nature Heritage Fund to officially open an important wetland area near Dargaville, described as the result of a “far sighted” joint conservation effort.


Support the habitat stamp – and funds that help NZ wetlands and ‘species including humans’

New Zealanders are urged to help protect wetlands that are not only crucial to the survival of game birds and other wildlife – but help humans survive natural disasters. 

And Fish & Game says one of the best ways of protecting wetlands is by buying the 2017 habitat stamp.