Fishing is one of New Zealand's most popular recreational activities. Every year a large number of finfish, rock lobster and shellfish are taken by recreational fishers, which can seriously affect local fisheries. This means it is important for all fishers to act responsibly and help conserve the resource

Recreational fishing rules can, and do, change. MPI has developed free services to make checking the recreational fishing rules easier.

Read more about Recreational Fishing.


Last Updated: 11 December 2013

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