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Money no excuse for Govt to not protect recreational fisheries - Voxy

Money no excuse for Govt to not protect recreational fisheriesVoxyThe Government must take its head out of the water and urgently act to protect New Zealand's recreational fisheries, before our fishing way of life is lost. Around 600,000 people fish each year in New Zealand, but this pastime is under threat with ...and more »

Idea recreational fishers should pay won't catch on - Newstalk ZB;

Idea recreational fishers should pay won't catch on - Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZBIdea recreational fishers should pay won't catch onNewstalk ZBCalls for recreational fishermen to pay an annual licensing fee in order to protect our fish stocks. A report from the New Zealand Initiative suggests our growing population and booming tourism industry are putting pressure on stocks. It says more ...and more »

Fishing for fun under pressure, 'needs to change' urges NZ Initiative think tank and Fish & Game - New Zealand Herald

Fishing for fun under pressure, 'needs to change' urges NZ Initiative think tank and Fish & GameNew Zealand HeraldTourism and a population boom is putting pressure on our recreational fishing, charges the New Zealand Initiative. Photo / Paul Taylor. By: Frances Cook. NZ Herald reporter based in Wellington. [email protected] @FrancesCook. Share via email ...and more »