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It's wild salmon fishing season, and our guest this week, Chief Executive of North Canterbury Fish & Game, Rasmus Gabrielsson, talks about efforts to keep the fishery sustainable. Audio
Freshwater insects, worms and snails are under pressure, but scientists are divided over what this means for the overall state of our rivers.
Northland Fish and Game is objecting to the renewal of resource consent for Northpower's Wairua power station. Audio
The Environment Minister, David Parker, says he "struggles to see" how some intensive, American-style feedlot farms can legally be allowed to operate in New Zealand. Video, Audio
A new survey shows strong support for commercial businesses, including dairy, to pay for the damage they cause the environment.
River and lake pollution has been ranked as one of the country's top concerns in a public opinion poll.
Waterfowl can be poisoned if they eat lead-based shotgun ammunition, and the Fish and Game Council has voted to phase it out.
Fish and Game and the Environment Defence Society are taking on the Horizons Regional Council in court today in a bid to improve its regional plan, including rules around farming and conversions.
The government is failing to manage the risk of farming to human health because there is no tool to manage effluent run-off from farms, Fish and Game says.
Fish and Game has a new approach to cleaning up New Zealand's waterways - it's urging people to stand for their local authority in October's elections, on a promise to improve water quality. Audio
Fish & Game is astonished it has been left out of a law change that would give rangers more powers to investigate offenders.
A battle has developed in Southland where Fish and Game is trying to move a planned cycle trail away from a famous trout fishing river. Audio
A man jailed for his involvement in large-scale trout poaching sends a strong message the courts take the offence seriously, Fish and Game says. David Pake Leef was sentenced to...
No Canterbury land owner has been prosecuted for allowing stock in waterways in the past five years, but the regional council says it's not soft on enforcing its rules. Audio
In a country first, a ban on winter-fishing in parts of Canterbury due to degrading water quality comes into force this week. Audio
The Fish and Game Council says the Government's proposals to shake up water conservation applications is a win for the private sector but not the environment. Audio
Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias and her businessman husband Hugh Fletcher have been let off with a warning after their cattle were seen wading in a high country Canterbury lake. Audio
Large schools of kahawai are chasing krill in the Waimakariri River mouth in North Canterbury. The annual salmon run is about to start so it's a popular spot for local anglers. Fish and Game… Audio
Fish and Game are applauding what they say is a precedent setting sentence for trout poaching, with a man jailed today for 12 months. Audio
Fish and Game is advising anglers not to eat fish caught in areas where the Department of Conservation has been dropping the poison, although DOC maintains the risk is incredibly low. Audio