An admission the Department of Conservation had ''not been on
its game'' for some time did not surprise Otago's Fish and
A two-year fight to enhance a lower Taieri swamp is over but
Fish and Game Otago hopes it will not have to foot the entire
bill for the consent process.
Brown trout in ''amazing condition'' have been found in the
stream which supplies Lake Hayes, surprising Fish and Game
Otago's staff and council.
The number of anglers breaking fishing regulations halved in
the past season but there are still people who continue to
fish without a licence, Fish and Game Otago says.
International anglers will soon have to pay a third more than
New Zealanders to fish in this country's rivers and lakes.
It has been an uphill battle for Mike Horne as he tries to
climb the equivalent height of Mt Everest this month.
Eric Lundquist has never regretted his decision to retire in
Blue penguins forage in groups, potentially synchronising
their underwater movements to herd prey, Australian research
An extraordinary bird's-eye view will soon be revealed as
cameras track yellow-eyed penguins as they dive to the depths
of the ocean off Otago Peninsula.
A push to overhaul Fish and Game's licence system to give
anglers more choice and cheaper licence options has been
delayed a year.
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