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Whitebaiting season 2022

3 whitebait in a bucket of water.
Photo by Miraz Jordan.

In the past whitebaiting has begun on 15 August, however this year the law has changed. From the Summary of whitebait fishing regulations we learn that the season is:

All of New Zealand except Chatham Islands: 1 September to 30 October inclusive.

In addition,

Fishing is not allowed within 20 m of any … groyne

This item was updated on 14 July 2022 15:50:49