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North Canterbury F&G Managing the Story on behalf of Manawa Energy?

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https://www.thepress.co.nz/environment/350292861/race-against-time-save-fish-high-country Intrigued by this article, on Tuesday 5th June, I drove up to the head of Lake Coleridge to have a look for myself. Sure enough by then the Harper Diversion race was totally dewatered due to the Harper River … Continue reading

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Ecan attempts to explain its on / off again application to the Environment Court

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  https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/2023/correcting-the-record-on-the-rakaia-river/ Ecan’s aborted application to the Environment Court Readers of the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers website will be aware that the NZFFA sought donations from members in order to participate as an “interested party”, (S.274 of the … Continue reading

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The Glyphosate Story – a story of corporate fraud, political abuse and lost trust

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by Dr Peter Trolove North Rakaia River bed one month after an Ecan aerial/helicopter glyphosate application – ecocide! Introduction At the same time as the New Zealand Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears to be reluctantly inching its way to deciding … Continue reading

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Canterbury Rivers Nitrate Testing August 2023

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The latest testing figures conducted by NZFFA past president Dr Peter Trolove do not make for the most pleasant bed-time reading. The full spreadsheet can be downloaded from https://nzffa.com/downloads/resources/2023_NO3.xlsx

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A Court Case of National Significance

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Dear Secretary We are seeking financial help from every freshwater angler in the country to fight for our Water Conservation Orders. Environment Court for the Rakaia River WCO Declaration Proceedings – ENV-2023-CHC-7. On 15 February 2023 Christchurch Regional Council, (more … Continue reading

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Latest NZFFA Poll Results – Interesting – 63% Undecided

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So, NZFFA members have a differnt set of beliefs than our MSM polsters would have you believe. We show Undecided voters sitting on 63%, with National only gaining 12% and Act at 25%. Looks like many of our members prefer … Continue reading

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Survey Results for June 2023

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Results for the last week of June are in, and whilst only a modest amount of entrants so far, the results are nonetheless fascinating. Help us by completing the survey here You can easily participate by completing the very short … Continue reading

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Healing the Pains of Cancer, Depression Through Fly Fishing

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Elevated from a comment BY HAZEL ATKINS TIMEJUNE 14, 2023 PRINT “The river runs through my veins,” said Katie Cahn, self-taught fly fishing expert and active volunteer for Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization providing outdoor retreats to women with … Continue reading

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A determined advocate can make a difference

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I have recently read Alexandra Morton’s book recording her battle against industrial salmon farming in British Columbia. Her journey begins as an idealistic budding whale biologist who relocated to the Broughton Archipelago on Queen Charlotte Strait on the sheltered side … Continue reading

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New Incentives for You to Participate

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As well as all our usual posts for your delight and delectation, we are now launching two new incentives to invite member participation. First, a Bulletin Board is now available at https://nzffa.com/bb/ and whilst bulletin boards might be a tad … Continue reading

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