Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Cup visitors invited to 'Fish Away'

Cup visitors invited to 'Fish Away'

Fish & Game NZ has launched a new website to make it easy for Rugby World Cup visitors to enjoy the “ultimate Kiwi experience” between matches – fishing for large trout in our stunning scenic surroundings.

New Zealand is widely regarded by international anglers as a premiere trout fishing destination. But for World Cup visitors who would like to have a go, but don’t know where to start, the ‘Fish Away’ website – www.fishaway.co.nz – makes it easy to experience the off-field action and excitement of trout fishing.

“Part of hosting this tournament is showcasing what your country has to offer,” says Fish & Game NZ communications manager Hamish Carnachan. “There’s no better place in the world than New Zealand to be in with the chance of catching a trout of a lifetime; we think that’s something to be proud of and we want to highlight that to our international guests.”

Mr Carnachan says like rugby, trout fishing has a long and proud history in this country and for some it is ingrained in our heritage and culture: “A big part of trout fishing is visiting our iconic lakes and rivers – coming face to face with ‘100% Pure’ New Zealand; we believe it’s the ultimate Kiwi experience for visitors.”

In many countries it is a complicated exercise for tourists to purchase a fishing licence, find the right gear and then know where to fish: “Fish & Game doesn’t want our visitors to have to go through that. We’ve set up the ‘Fish Away’ website specifically to overcome that hurdle.”

As well as pointing out the great fishing locations in each of the 12 Fish & Game regions, the website gives fishing tips and information on licences. There is also a directory of local guides for each region.

Fish & Game will be promoting the country’s fantastic fishing opportunities and the new ‘Fish Away’ website in Air New Zealand’s inflight KiaOra magazine, as well as through other advertising channels.

Visit www.fishaway.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 




Civil Contractors: Massive Rebound In Civil Construction Business Confidence

New Zealand’s civil construction industry is riding a massive rebound in post-pandemic business confidence – but this may be undermined by skills shortages, which continue to be the industry’s number one challenge... More>>



Energy: Feeling Our Way Towards Hydrogen - Tina Schirr

Right now hydrogen is getting a lot of attention. Many countries are focusing on producing hydrogen for fuel, or procuring it, or planning for its future use... More>>

Maritime Union: Calls For New Zealand Shipping To Resolve Supply Chain Crisis

The Maritime Union says there needs to be innovative responses to ongoing shipping congestion. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Craig Harrison says it is essential that New Zealand develops its own shipping capacity... More>>


Housing: New Home Consents Continue To Break Records

A record 44,299 new homes were consented in the year ended June 2021, Stats NZ said today. “The annual number of new homes consented rose again in the June 2021 year, the fourth consecutive month of rises,” construction statistics manager Michael Heslop said... More>>


Real Estate: June Home Transfers Remain High
There were 44,517 home transfers in the June 2021 quarter, the highest June quarter figure since 2016, Stats NZ said today. The number of home transfers was very similar to the March 2021 quarter and was up 18,252 from the June 2020 quarter... More>>



Statistics: Household Saving Falls In The March 2021 Quarter

Saving by New Zealanders in the March 2021 quarter fell to its lowest level in two years after rising sharply in 2020, Stats NZ said today. Increases in household spending outpaced income growth, leading to a decline in household saving from the elevated levels that prevailed throughout 2020... More>>

ALSO: