Introduction

A licence is required to fish in the Lake Taupō district. Licences are valid from 1 July to 30 June each year.

Highlights

Before you buy a licence:

Lake Rotoaira fishing: Anglers no longer need a Taupō fishing licence to fish at Lake Rotoaira. Buy a Lake Rotoaira licence.

Buy a resident licence

You are a resident if you are a New Zealand citizen (by birth certificate, passport, citizenship) regardless of place of residence, or a permanent New Zealand resident as those terms are defined in section 4 of the Immigration Act 2009.

Buy a non-resident licence

You are a non-resident if you are not a New Zealand citizen, nor a permanent resident as those terms are defined in section 4 of the Immigration Act 2009.

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