Wellington region

The Wellington Region encompasses the area roughly from Waiouru, across to Norsewood and south to Cook Strait. It includes four large river catchments: the Rangitikei, Manawatu, Ruamahanga, and Hutt which provide a very diverse range of opportunities for principally brown trout river fishing.

There is an abundance of game bird hunting opportunities available on public land in the Wellington Fish & Game Region. Some of the very best game hunting is available within two hours drive of the major urban centres.

These pages will keep you up to date with important and timely information about fishing and hunting in the Wellington region. See the menu to the right for navigation options.

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Wellington News

Weekly Hunting Report June 11

There's one last shot at greys, mallards and shoveler this weekend before it's time to turn your attention to upland game.


Wellington Both Barrels Jun 2015

There's one more weekend to get amongst the mallards, so make the most of what many are calling a vastly improved season for these game birds before it comes to an end.


Weekly Hunting Report June 4

More ideal duck hunting weather has preceded the weekend but conditions should still be conducive to good shooting on Saturday and Sunday.


Weekly Hunting Report May 28

This weekend we've got a mixed weather scenario, with the added advantage of having Monday off, allowing for some more valuable hunting time.