Fostering Change

2011 NZRFC Annual Conference overview

2011 NZRFC Annual Conference overview

Graeme Dawber, NZACA National Secretary The RFC Conference 2011 was well supported and well organised, even though the official opening was delayed due to the very first item on the agenda – a walk along the [...]

NZRFC send representative to Germany to learn from world’s best practice

NZRFC send representative to Germany to learn from world’s best practice

The New Zealand Recreational Fishing Council is committed to Fostering Change towards a better future for all who fish for food or fun in New Zealand.  Fostering change means opening up dialogue and getting information and [...]

UK angling expert speaks at NZ Recreational Fishing Conference

UK angling expert speaks at NZ Recreational Fishing Conference

UK angling expert speaks at NZ Recreational Fishing Council Conference The NZ Recreational Fishing Council is pleased to announce a last minute addition to their Fostering Change conference in New Plymouth on 1st – 2nd July.  [...]

2011 NZRFC Conference and AGM

2011 NZRFC Conference and AGM

An exciting programme is planned for the 2011 conference of the NZ Recreational Fishing Council.  Held in New Plymouth, the home of fabulous fishing, rich seabed and a renown coastal walkway, there will be plenty to [...]

Relevant articles

Relevant articles

Plenty is being written in New Zealand and overseas as recreational fishers become more aware of the necessity to become good stewards of the resource.  US angler and conservationist Tom Sadler said in 2009 after he [...]

Strategic Plan 2011-2014

Strategic Plan 2011-2014

At the July 2011 AGM, the Council voted to ratify the draft Strategic Plan to become THE Strategic Plan to take the Council from this year through to 2014.  It is estimated that these three years [...]

Steps of change

Steps of change

In September 2010 the NZ Recreational Fishing Council commissioned a review of their role and operations in recreational fishing advocacy.  The review canvassed views of around 80 people from all parts of the fisheries sector and [...]

IGFA explain why licenses are a good tool

IGFA explain why licenses are a good tool

A simply explained article on the reason for having fishing licenses.  This article in the international sport fisher’s magazine sets out, with no fuss about birth rights to fish, the reasons you would support a user fee [...]

Keep Australia Fishing

Keep Australia Fishing

A comprehensive report on the state of recreational fishing advocacy in Australia with plenty of suggestions for change. Commissioned by Australian representatives from angling bodies, the tackle and boating trade and the fishing media, this report [...]

Building a pathway to smart sustainable fishing

Building a pathway to smart sustainable fishing

Fisheries consultant Miranda O’Connell, has written for issue 7  of the e-magazine NZ Fisher on building a path for all fishers in New Zealand to step up to stewardship. To read the full article on page [...]