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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 09:15

A special paradise shelduck and pukeko season will again be held in the Auckland / Waikato Region in the area north of the Harbour Bridge on the weekend of 27 & 28 February.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 13:00

Fish & Game staff were recently on the Whakapapa and Whanganui Rivers monitoring water quality and witnessed some amazing hatches in the late evening, and heard cicada sounding off all day.

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 09:15

Northern Auckland / Waikato area Special Paradise Shelduck and Pukeko Hunting Season 25 & 26 February, 2017

Only paradise shelduck and pukeko may be hunted

Limit: 10 birds per species per day per hunter

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 14:45

‘Magic temperature’ reached – time to fish Waipa waterways

The Waikato River recently reached 19°C marking the start of the summer migration period for Waikato and Waipa trout.

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 14:45

The best reports have been coming from Lake Arapuni where some nice hatchery fish have been caught recently.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 14:45

Many of us were safe at home on opening weekend this year due to torrential rains, but now it’s time to get out there!

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 14:45

Waikato Lakes can be fished year round but in terms of water temperature the best shore fishing is probably during the cooler months (now).

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 14:45

Lake Pupuke ‘all go’ for Auckland anglers

Auckland anglers – a reminder that your own North Shore spot, Lake Pupuke, is fishable again after an oil spill in June.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 13:45

The mallard, grey and shoveler seasons are now but a memory, and even parries and black swan are off limits with their seasons over.

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 15:15

Fish & Game says it is pleased to confirm that Lake Pupuke has reopened to fishing following last month’s diesel spill.