Graham Carter President of the Federation of Freshwater Anglers said many New Zealanders would be delighted at the Labour-led government’s decision.
“Tightening the rules around is well overdue and very welcome,” he said.
The NZFFA has welcomed the formation of the NZ First, Labour and Green Parties government and the relegation of the National-led government to opposition
"Lost Rivers" represents a decline of the ‘intergenerational equity’ and every New Zealander shares in our freshwater resources
A recently announced pledge by farming leaders to improve the quality of New Zealand’s “dirty” rivers has been welcomed by a national trout fishing federation.
“It’s great news,” said Graham Carter president of the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers. “It shows a new-found commitment by Federated Farmers NZ under its new invigorating leadership but I’m disappointed it’s not sooner rather than later as today.”
Changes by Government to the Resource Management Act have lessened the democratic voice of the public over rivers and water quality and quantity, says the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers...
25th June 2017 (Updated)
A national trout fishing organisation says the Labour Party’s reversal of its policy on charging commercial users for use of freshwater is a retrograde 180 degree turn around and therefore disappointing.
Graham Carter, president of the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers said the backdown by Labour was a sad day for the public’s rivers which in some cases had died while others were in death throes due to water depletion and nitrate contamination...
A group of South Island freshwater anglers have formed a group called Kiwi Anglers First.
The group is concerned at the decline of angling in the back country rivers and the building of a fishing lodge by foreign owners exclusively for foreign fishers...
An annual report presented to the Federation’s annual general meeting recently held in Rotorua it was said the inescapable perception was that the proposed changes favoured economic development above environmental and recreational values.
Wednesday 28 June 2017
The Federation of Freshwater Anglers congratulates Mainfreight founder and chairman Bruce Plested in his hard-hitting social message in their annual review....
Sun 8 June 2017
The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers is calling for water royalties to be paid by all water bottling companies. In a response to reports that companies are not paying for the water they profit from...