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

Taxpayers Still Cleaning Up After Polluters

The government’s announcement of a $100 million dollar fund to clean up the country’s increasing number of degraded rivers and lakes shows taxpayers are continuing to pay for polluters, according to the environmental organisation Fish & Game.


World Fish Migration Day a success

Dozens of Canterbury School Children have had a fun filled day at Opawa School in Christchurch getting a hands-on experience of what fish have to go through as they migrate up and down our rivers.


Jail term hits home ‘strong message’ to would be poachers

Fish & Game says the jailing of a second man in a large-scale poaching case – sends a strong message that trout poaching is taken seriously by the courts and would-be poachers need to “take note.”


Fish & Game calls for Ecan to lift performance on protecting waterways

Fish & Game says it’s high time that Environment Canterbury (Ecan) met its obligations to the region’s ratepayers – after failing dismally to provide effective responses to many reports of cattle damaging waterways.