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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.

Dam promoters questioned over ‘misleading’ funding applications

A report released today shows the Irrigation Acceleration Fund (IAF) paid almost $1 million to an infrastructure project in Wairarapa based on “highly misleading” information and an application that “lacked credible economic analysis”.

‘Join the fun’ - have a crack at catching a 10k trout

Anglers young and old are invited to “join in the excitement” of trying to catch a fish worth $10,000 as the new trout fishing season gets underway.

Environment Groups Go Back To Court To Fight for Manawatu Water Quality

The Environmental Defence Society and Fish & Game New Zealand are going to the Environment Court to challenge the way Horizons Regional Council is implementing its One Plan.

New fishing season looms for ‘freshwater fishing nirvana’

With the new trout fishing season less than a fortnight away on October 1, Fish & Game is reminding Kiwis and visitors to New Zealand to start getting ready now to enjoy the country’s reputation as “freshwater fishing nirvana.”

Trout released for research into the Lower Rakaia

Nearly 2000 brown trout are to be released next week into the Lower Rakaia as part of an attempt to learn more about the fishery.

Government failing New Zealanders on clean water

Fish & Game says the government has failed all New Zealanders with its refusal to commit itself to higher freshwater standards, such as making it safe to swim in rivers.

Both Barrels North Island Roundup Aug 2016

When we do our game bird harvest phone surveys we often get asked, “How did other hunters get on?”

Fish & Game Magazine Editorial: Democracy Is A Beautiful Thing When Used Well...

Democracy is a beautiful thing, providing everyone the opportunity to regularly hold decision makers to account. Perhaps that’s why the concept has long been a target for cynics.

Both Barrels South Island Roundup Aug 2016

There are still birds to hunt at various places around the South Island.