Sustainable management of our fisheries and the aquatic environment. Fisheries New Zealand works to ensure that fisheries resources are managed to provide the greatest overall benefit to New Zealanders. Our focus is the sustainability of New Zealand’s wild fish stocks, aquaculture, and the wider aquatic environment, now and for future generations.
Recreational fishing rules
The rules can change. Make sure you check them every time before you go fishing.
- Recreational fishing
- Commercial fisheries
- Customary fisheries
- Sustainable fisheries
- Fisheries and aquaculture funding programmes
- Fisheries legal overview