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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 [...]

Objectives of the NZRFC

Objectives of the NZRFC

Objectives To be an advocate for the sustainable utilisation of fisheries resources in New Zealand so that the non-commercial fishing public have access to abundant fisheries; To actively participate in fisheries management, acting in the best [...]

Details of the NZRFC

Details of the NZRFC

History In the late 1970′s the recreational fishing sector received a challenge from the then Minister of Fisheries Duncan McIntyre, who in his frustrations of trying to deal with a fragmented dysfunctional group of recreational interests [...]

A dedication to Max Heatherington

A dedication to Max Heatherington

Keith Ingram talks about the huge contribution to recreational fishing by Max Hetherington: Unfortunately Max Hetherington passed away the day after our 2006 Hamilton conference and I for one have not yet forgiven him for that.  [...]

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 [...]

Our People

Our People

                Ted Howard Acting President Ted has been a fisherman for over half a century, 17 years as a commercial fisherman and all of it as a recreational fisherman. [...]