Introduction to NZ’s Game Animals

Find out about NZ’s 10 game animal species

Licensing and Permits

Information on how to obtain a NZ firearms licence and what you need to know to hunt on public and private land in NZ


A summary of our work to better manage wild animal recovery operations and aerially-assisted trophy hunting


There are a number of diseases that affect game animals and hunting, all of which present a significant threat to New Zealand’s biosecurity. The global spread of African Swine Fever is of particular concern to NZ pig hunters.