The links on this page are provided for the education, safety and wellbeing of hunters and those interested in in both recreational and commercial hunting:
The Act is administered by the NZ Police who issue licences and permits.
A visitor’s firearms licence will let you shoot for hunting or competition in New Zealand for up to a year. You will need to show that you are a genuine shooter in your own country.
The mountain safety council has a number of resources that are useful and help with safety issues.
The New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) promotes hunting as a lifetime outdoor activity through the Hunter National Training Scheme (HUNTS).
NZGAC member Bill O'Leary is the NZDA National Hunts Co-ordinator.
Bowhunting is a challenging sport, requiring a hunter to be more patient, utilise new and different skills, and better learn the anatomy and behavior of game. This Bowunter Safety Course will help you get more out of the sport and improve the safety of bowhunting for everyone.