The GAC has endorsed a number of training and safety programmes, including the NZDA HUNTS Programme, the NZ Bowhunter Education Course, the NZ Professional Hunting Guides Association Academy Course and the NZ Pig Hunting Association’s Code of Conduct.

The Mountain Safety Council (MSC) has some useful online resources to help hunters have a safe and successful time in the hills. Information on how to prepare for a trip, what gear to take and what to be aware of on your hunt are available here. MSC also have a series of videos and resources on basic firearms safety, here, as well as some general hunting safety videos here.