When does a hobby become an passion.

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This season updates

You must carry your licence with you when hunting and present it if requested to by a Fish & Game Ranger.

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Banding together

Return your duck band details to be in the chance to win!

Hunting FAQs

Our hunting FAQs cover the answers to our most frequently asked questions about game bird hunting in New Zealand.

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Tips & info

This section has updates on research undertaken by Fish & Game, as well as advice and tips for those wanting to take part in improving habitat…

Enjoying your bird

Achieving safe and tasty table fare begins the moment you shoot the bird.

Local Hunting Clubs

There are a number of hunting clubs located within New Zealand.

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Non-resident - hunting

Hunting for upland game birds and for waterfowl takes place all over New Zealand.