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

Fishing season ‘perfect family adventure’ says Fish & Game

Thousands of anglers will head out to the country’s lakes rivers and streams on Saturday (October 1) for the first day of the new freshwater fishing season – with Fish & Game predicting it will be a “real family affair.”


10k green tag trout now ‘out there somewhere’

Somewhere in one of three Rotorua lakes is a fish that can net you $10,000 – and “all you have to do is catch it…”


Otago Environmental Officer Position

Do you want to help maintain habitat for Otago’s trout, salmon and gamebirds?


Prizes all round as the North Canterbury Swan Hunt comes to an end

Fourteen lucky game bird hunters walked away with prizes totalling $7200 last weekend at the conclusion of this year’s Great Black Swan Hunt organised by North Canterbury Fish & Game.