Marine

Ingenuity provides eels with safe sea pathway

New Zealand's first home-grown fish-friendly flood pump, commissioned by Waikato Regional Council, has successfully passed a 1.2-metre-long shortfin eel. The... Read More

Boaties leaving cars in lakes:"You will be towed"

Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Te Arawa Lakes Trust are strongly urgng boaties not to leave their cars parked in the lakes while out in their boats, and... Read More

Red Sea situation highlights need for NZ shipping

The Maritime Union says the conflict in the Red Sea highlights the need to build up New Zealand crewed and flagged shipping to overcome supply chain disruptions. Yemen-based... Read More

Rotoiti top fishing lake - new study shows

Lake Rotoiti is the most popular Fish & Game managed freshwater fishing lake in the country, according to new Fish & Game research. The 2021-2022 National... Read More

New toxic algae signage at Rotorua lakes

The temperature outside is increasing and so is the likelihood of algal blooms in local lakes. That's why Rotorua Lakes Council, in partnership... Read More

Stop the spread of freshwater pests

'It's the responsibility of every lake user to follow the rules to prevent gold clam or any other freshwater pest from spreading to the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes... Read More

Reminder to know your fishing rules this summer

Summer's here and if you're among the hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders who enjoy recreational fishing, it's important that you know the rules for the... Read More

BOP boating rules open for feedback

People who love being out on the water are being urged to have their say about proposed changes to the boating rules for Bay of Plenty. The Draft Regional... Read More

NZ catch limits under review

Fisheries New Zealand is asking for feedback on proposed changes to catch limits and other settings across a range of Aotearoa New Zealand's fisheries as part... Read More

One-armed fisherman's revolutionary design

A keen fisherman with one arm has taken it upon himself to design a revolutionay surf-caster. DaCinka is the brainchild of a one-armed New Zealand fisherman... Read More

BOP streams open December 1

Friday, December 1, marks an important date in the calendar of keen trout fishers around the region. Several Eastern Region streams, which have remained... Read More

Fish & Game backs action on Waikato wake boats

Fish & Game New Zealand is welcoming restrictions on wake boats in the Waikato region to prevent the spread of the invasive gold clam. Biosecurity New Zealand... Read More