Monthly Archives: May 2021

Selwyn Water Zone Nitrate Test Results 5th May 2021

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No photographs this time. Accompanied by David Williams, a reporter withNewsroom Some public wells tested for David’s interest The August NPS FM August 2020 “bottom line” for nitrate in rivers is 2.4 mg/L NO3‐N Peter TrolovePresidentNZFFA

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Depletion of Kahawai Along Marlborough’s Coastline

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Published by courtesy of the “Blenheim Sun” The Marlborough Recreational Fishers Association has written to the government expressing deep concern about the heavy depletion of kahawai along Marlborough’s coastline. In a letter to the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries David … Continue reading

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Canterbury’s Water Story is Not a Happy One – Peter Trolove

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Dr Peter Trolove is the President NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA) he spoke at a public meeting organised by environmentalist Angus Robson called to discuss the water consents process through Mayfield-Hinds-Valetta, and the precedents that may be set. There … Continue reading

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Peter Richardson’s presentation of AWA’s submission

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Peter Richardson’s presentation of AWA’s submission to the ECan Long Term Plan hearings including asking ECan to put aside funding the give effect to Te Mana o te Wai and the National Policy Statement for Fresh Water management and to … Continue reading

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Government Makes 16th Power Grab of Fish and Game

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by Tony Orman Way, way back in 1974 I wrote to the Labour government and in particular the Minister of Internal  Affairs Henry May about a government proposal to reorganise acclimatisation societies the predecessor  of today’s fish and game councils. … Continue reading

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NZ Outdoor Party Slams Government Takeover of Fish and Game by “Stealth and Stooges”

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The NZ Outdoors Party is very concerned by the newly released recommendations of the Fish and Game review two person panel set up by Eugenie Sage when she was Conservation Minister.  “They need full, open and proper debate and should not … Continue reading

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The Environment, Canterbury

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Hit after hit after hit…Just how bad does it have to get….?? Hinds River, Mid Canterbury, Surveyors Road Bridge, upstream view 25th April 2021 You would think that having a nitrate level of around of around 6.5mg/l, most of your … Continue reading

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CORANZ Press Release

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Government Power Grab For Public’s Fish and Game The government through the Department of Conservation seems to make a major play for state ownership of the public’s fish and game resources and sport via the department’s review of the Fish … Continue reading

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