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Freshwater fishing

Freshwater fishing methods

Other fishing

 

Fish & Game New Zealand

Fish & Game New Zealand manages New Zealand's freshwater sportsfish fisheries, with the exception of Taupo which is managed by the Department of Conservation.

Fish and Game's activities include:
- Issuing fishing licences for all areas except Taupo
- Setting and ensuring anglers comply with the sports fishing regulations
- Publishing pamphlets about access to fishing waters

 

National council office

Fish & Game New Zealand
Office: 2 Jarden Mile, Wellington
Postal address: PO Box 13-141, Wellington
Phone: +64 4 499 4767
Fax +64 4 499 4768
Email: nzcouncil@fishandgame.org.nz
Web: www.fishandgame.org.nz

Northland

Northland Fish & Game
Manager: Rudi Hoetjes
Email: rhoetjes@fishandgame.org.nz
Office manager: Fay Stodart
Email: northland@fishandgame.org.nz

Office: Unit A5, 7-11 Nell Place, Whangarei
Postal address: PO Box 25003, Whangarei 0148
Phone +64 9 438-4135 / Fax +64 9 438-4145

Auckland/Waikato

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game
Manager: Ben Wilson
Office Manager: Robyn Lingard
Office: Hilldale Game Park, Brymer Road, Hamilton
Postal address: RD9, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 849-1666
Fax: +64 7 849-1648
Email: admin@awfg.org.nz

Eastern Region (including Rotorua)

Eastern Region Fish & Game
Manager: Andy Garrick
Administration Staff: Lynne Sands, Kate Thompson, Carmel Veitch
Office: c/- Ngongotaha Hatchery, 1130 Paradise Valley Road, Ngongotaha
Postal address: Private Bag 3010, Rotorua
Phone: +64 7 357-5501
Fax: +64 7 357-5503
Email: eastern@fishandgame.org.nz

Taupo

The Taupo fishery area is managed by the Department of Conservation.

Department of Conservation
Postal Address: Private Bag 3016, Whanganui 4540
Phone: +64 6 349 2100
Fax: +64 6 348 8095
Email: taupo@doc.govt.nz
Web: The Taupo fishery pages at www.doc.govt.nz

Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay Fish & Game
Manager: Andy Garrick
Office Admin: Christine Tuck
Office: 22 Burness Road, Greenmeadows, Napier
Postal address: PO Box 7345, Taradale, Napier 4141
Phone: +64 6 844-2460
Fax: +64 6 844-2461
Email: hawkesbay@fishandgame.org.nz

Taranaki

Taranaki Fish & Game
Manager: Glenn Maclean
Email: gmaclean@fishandgame.org.nz
Admin Officer: Jilli Steedman

Wanganui office: 124 Ridgeway Street, PO Box 4152, Wanganui
Phone/Fax +64 6 345- 4908
Email: taranaki@fishandgame.org.nz

New Plymouth office: 290A Devon Street East, New Plymouth
Postal address: P.O Box 662 New Plymouth
Phone/Fax +64 6 757-9676
Email: taranaki@fishandgame.org.nz

Wellington

Wellington Fish & Game
Manager: Phil Teal
Office Admin: Sue Wray
Palmerston North office: 292 Featherston St, Palmerston North
Postal address: PO Box 1325, Palmerston North
Phone: +64 6 359-0409
Fax: +64 6 356-2780
Email: wellington@fishandgame.org.nz

Nelson/Marlborough

Nelson/Marlborough Fish & Game

Manager: Rhys Barrier

Admin manager: Karen Crook
Office: 66-74 Champion Road, Stoke, Nelson
Postal address: PO Box 2173, Stoke, Nelson
Phone: +64 3 544-6382
Fax: +64 3 544-4058
Email: nelsonmarlborough@fishandgame.org.nz

West Coast

West Coast Fish and Game
Manager: Dean Kelly
Email: dkelly@fishandgame.org.nz
Office: Airport Drive, Hokitika
Postal address: P.O. Box 179 Hokitika
Phone: +64 3 755-8546
Fax: +64 3 755-6540
Email: westcoast@fishandgame.org.nz

North Canterbury

North Canterbury Fish & Game
Manager: Rod Cullinane
Administration: Debbie Ambler
PO Box 50, Woodend 7641
Phone: +64 03 351 8616
Fax: +64 3 365-0612
Email: northcanterbury@fishandgame.org.nz

Central South Island

Central South Island Fish & Game

Manager: Jay Graybill

Administrator: Bernadette Dolan
Office: 32 Richard Pearse Drive, Temuka
Postal address: PO Box 150, Temuka
Phone: +64 3 615-8400
Fax: +64 3 615-8401
Email: csi@fishandgame.org.nz

Otago

Otago Fish & Game
Manager: Niall Watson
Office: Corner of Hanover and Harrow Streets, Dunedin
Postal address: PO Box 76, Dunedin
Phone: +64 3 477-9076
Fax: +64 3 477-0146
Email: n.watson@fish-game.org.nz

Southland

Southland Fish & Game

Manager: Zane Moss
Invercargill office: 159 North Road, Invercargill
Postal address: PO Box 159, Invercargill
Phone: +64 3 215-9117
Fax: +64 33 215-9118
Email: southland@fishandgame.org.nz

 

 
 

 

 

Fish & Game licences

Fish and Game Licence

Buy your Fish and Game licence

 

 

 Regulations

To get the full regulations for both Isalnds click here and follow the links from there. Alternatively contact any Fish and Game office for a hard copy.

 Fish & Game pamphlets

Fish & Game pamphlets

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