Fish & Game's game bird hunting licences are valid for use throughout New Zealand (except in the Chatham Islands).
Every person who wants to go fresh water fishing or game bird hunting in New Zealand must first purchase a licence.
You can purchase your licence online anytime, but if you'd prefer to purchase instore, select a region below to find your nearest licence agent.
The Wildlife Act 1953 defines species as wildlife declared to be game birds.
You must carry your licence with you when hunting and present it if requested to by a Fish & Game Ranger.