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.

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Fish & Game welcome Budget 2019 announcements

Fish & Game New Zealand welcome the Budget 2019 announcement of a $229 million Sustainable Land Use package.

  • 30/05/2019
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Startling admission from ORC Chair

An admission by Otago Regional Council Chair Stephen Woodhead that they will probably not meet the deadline to implement current freshwater national standards is concerning, Fish & Game New Zealand…

  • 29/05/2019
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Fish & Game NZ welcome investigation into ORC RMA practices

Fish and Game New Zealand welcomes the decision by Environment Minister David Parker to appoint a formal investigator to assess Otago Regional Council’s performance of their RMA functions in relation…

  • 17/05/2019
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Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s Tourism Strategy

Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the Government’s New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy, which sets out a plan to better manage the challenges of growth on the environment.

  • 16/05/2019
  • Richie Cosgrove
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Canterbury water testing alarming

Fish & Game are concerned that Environment Canterbury’s latest groundwater survey shows ninety-five per cent of Canterbury’s monitored wells have nitrate levels worse or no better than those ten years ago.…

  • 15/05/2019
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