Fostering Change

Minister announces Operational review of the Fisheries Management System

Minister’s Speech to the Seafood NZ conference today: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/speech/speech-seafood-new-zealand-2015-conference Get your thinking caps on – this is going to happen fast,going to be high level, and is the first substantive chance in a long time for [...]

Rec Fishing Ap for smartphones – fish4all

Rec Fishing Ap for smartphones – fish4all

There is now and Ap called fish4all available for both android and iphone.   Just go to the ap store appropriate to your phone, and search for fish4all to give it a try. This ap allows [...]

Change of leadership

Change of leadership

At a meeting held on Saturday 30th August 2014 in Wellington Geoff Rowling resigned as president of the NZRFC and vice president Ted Howard was appointed to the role of president. Ted comes from Kaikoura, is [...]

Explanation of Future Search – Expressions of Interest

Explanation of Future Search – Expressions of Interest

A national conversation on the future of marine recreational fishing in NZ is taking place from 14-16th February 2013 in Nelson. This conversation is part of the Future Search project. It is an opportunity for the [...]

Collaboration to Save our Seas

Collaboration to Save our Seas

World Bank issues SOS for oceans Global lender launches partnership between governments, scientists and organisations to restore health of planet’s seas. According to the World Bank, 85 per cent of ocean fisheries are fully exploited, over-exploited [...]

Recommended summer reading for all fishers in NZ

Recommended summer reading for all fishers in NZ

Gareth Morgan and co-writer Geoff Simmons have produced a ‘must read’ for all Kiwis who value their fishing. Hook, Line and Blinkers is written in a casual style that enables the well researched message to be [...]

World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin

World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin

NZRFC sent a representative to the recent World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin. Just under 300 delegates from 33 countries attended the conference. Topics covered the various challenges facing countries around the world with recreational fisheries [...]

Peter Dunne on recreational fishing

Peter Dunne on recreational fishing

Peter Dunne’s address to the United Future 2011 conference on 21st August includes support for a better marine recreational fishing future…. New Zealanders managing their recreational resources Tramping, hunting, fishing are part of the Kiwi birthright [...]

Martin Salter Interview on ABC National Radio (Sydney)

This is the audio recording of an interview with Martin Salter on ABC National Radio (Australia) on Tuesday 5th July.   Click here to listen in. [...]

Martin Salters Presentation

Martin Salters Presentation

Here we can watch Martin Salter’s presentation to the NZRFC 2011 Conference. Martin’s presentation is based on his report, “Keep Australia Fishing” commissioned in Australia by the Australian Fishing Trade Association in 2010.   Click here. [...]