The fundamental aim of the association is to ensure that the organisation and management of recreational hunting in New Zealand is carried out by hunters.
Our Mission Statement is:
The principle activities of the Association are:
- Advocacy on behalf of New Zealand's hunters and shooters.
- The promotion of hunting as a legitimate recreational pursuit.
- The promotion of running target, scoped rifle, & benchrest shooting.
- The promotion of sensible, effective, legislation on firearms ownership.
- The publication a quarterly magazine, "New Zealand Hunting & Wildlife".
- The promotion of effective hunter education through the HUNTS programme.
- The collection of data, and publication of the New Zealand Big Game Trophy Record Book.
Nelson is situated in the heart of some of New Zealands best hunting including the Cobb Valley, Nelson Lakes and Marlborough.
From Nelson our members have access to a variety of game including chamois, wild pigs, red deer, fallow deer, goats, rabbits and possums.
We are a happy, friendly and easily approachable club with a passionate and focussed committee.
Come along and see for yourself!!