New Zealand

Anglers & Hunters for Conservation

Fish & Game New Zealand 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.

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.

Sockeye Salmon spawning in the Twizel River

The most secretive of New Zealand's sports fish, the Sockeye salmon are spawning in the Mackenzie Country at the moment.

Welcome

Our mission: Effective management of New Zealands sports fish & game resources

Fish & Game 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


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Regions

Find out what is happening
in the regions

Hunting

Hunting season starts 6 May 2017

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Fishing

Winter Fishing Kicks off 1st April 2017

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Environment

Help protect our wild & scenic fish & game habitat

Quick facts

12

regions managed

180k

kilometres of rivers

4,090

individual lakes

1

environment to protect

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The anglers newsletter from Fish & Game

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Maps

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