Activities

Day walker - Bevan S

Day Walking

Day Walks are a fantastic way to explore New Zealand's outdoors within a few hours. They are perfect for beginners and young families to feel a sense of adventure within a short time. Read more

Tararua Ranges

Multiday Tramping

Exploring the wilderness of New Zealand on foot is immensely rewarding and is something that three-quarters of a million people do each year.  However, it comes with some unique challenges. Read more

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Mountain Biking

New Zealand offers some fantastic backcountry mountain bike trails which can take you to remote and breathtaking parts of the country. This activity is increasing in popularity across the globe, with all kinds of tracks and trails being built each year. Read more

Trail Runners - Yap Zhi

Trail Running

Trail running is not only a great way to see New Zealand’s outdoors, it is an enjoyable activity that demands physical performance, mental agility, fortitude and perseverance. It is also a pursuit that frequently exposes runners to risk. Read more

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Big Game Hunting

Whether it’s an evening hunt or a backcountry adventure, what you do at home can make all the difference in the bush. It's your call. Our video this Roar showcases some very common things  that can change any Kiwi hunter’s story in the outdoors. Read more

Duck hunters at dawn - HC

Game Bird Hunting

Game bird hunting in New Zealand is a long-loved tradition for many hunters. It involves the pursuit of waterfowl and upland game birds during legal seasons of the year. One particular event is the Duck Hunting Season, in which hunters call in and shoot ducks from maimais. Read more

Alpine hunters - HC

Alpine Hunting

Alpine hunts are very rewarding trips that require extra planning and preparation. Alpine environments are steep and exposed by their very nature, route finding can be critical.  Additionally, weather can turn quickly and your ability to shelter can be minimised by terrain. Read more

Pig hunters - HC

Pig Hunting

Pig hunting is a very popular activity around the country, most of us love a nice roast poaka. But a big part of the draw is the excitement of the hunt. Pig hunting will test your scouting, your fitness, your dogs and finally your rifle and knife skills. Read more

Small game hunter tussock - Richard W

Small Game Hunting

Small game hunting has always been an accessible hunting type and is often where many hunters start to learn basic hunting skills. Read more

Night shooting Hunters Club NZ 2017

Night Hunting

A large number of hunting fatalities have occurred in the dark. There has also been an increased number of ‘misidentification’ incidents occurring outside of daylight hours. Read more

Bow hunter alpine - Hunters Club

Bow Hunting

Bowhunters are those who choose to hunt any type of game with a bow. Although bows are not considered to be firearms, this does not mean they are not dangerous. Read more

Mountaineer and peak - Yap Zhi

Mountaineering

Mountaineering is an activity that requires extensive planning, constant focus, extended periods of high effort, and generally pushes those climbing towards their mental and physical limits. These attributes are what makes mountaineering so challenging and potentially dangerous, but are also the reasons it can be so rewarding. Read more

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Backcountry Snowsports

Backcountry skiing and snowboarding is an exhilarating way to enjoy the beauty of the New Zealand winter.  Before you head out into the hills though, you've got to be prepared.  Check the snow conditions, the avalanche forecast, and the weather. Read more