Latest National News

This section contains news related to the New Zealand Fish & Game Council, as well as news on game bird and freshwater fish management, hunting and fishing and habitat conservation in NZ.

Hunters Score Conservation Win With Marlborough Wetland Restoration

The contribution hunters have made to saving and restoring Marlborough’s largest surviving lowland freshwater wetland is being highlighted to mark 2019 World Wetlands Day.

  • 31/01/2019
  • Richie Cosgrove
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Be Careful Where You Escape From The Heatwave Fish & Game Warns

As New Zealand swelters though this week’s heatwave, people are being warned to be careful where they cool off with nearly 200 rivers, lakes and streams classed as unsafe for…

  • 30/01/2019
  • Richie Cosgrove
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Water pollution is now New Zealanders’ Number One Concern

Pollution of our rivers and lakes is worrying New Zealanders more than any other issue, according to just-released public opinion poll results.

  • 2/01/2019
  • Richie Cosgrove
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