This is a nine-week course to be held September 2023,covering the following topics:
Register for the 2023 course below. You must be a current member to be considered
Ethics, equipment and food, travel and navigation, game animal species, firearm safety and marksmanship, hunting techniques, survival, first aid, and river crossing. The final weekend is a hunt in the Rangitata area where trainees can shoot a tahr.
Check out the comments below and have look at a video made by a trainee from previous HUNTS courses and Karina’s new 2021 video, where we had 14 trainees with 7 different nationalities!
The topics covered by HUNTS are:
- Ethics, ecology and regulations
- Equipment and food
- Travel and navigation
- Game animal species in New Zealand
- Firearms use in a hunting context
- Range shooting and setting up a hunting firearm
- Hunting techniques
- Care for meat and your trophy
- Preparing for when ‘things go wrong’
Because there is generally a waiting list for next years course numbers are limited. You must be a member to be eligible to attend the course due to insurance and liability requirements, once a member apply for a place on the current course,… and if the course is full you will be prioritized on the waiting list for the next course. Previous attendees have stayed on and moved into Club positions including Secretary and also Treasurer, so if you are interested, contact: Cost is $300 well worth every cent
Phone: 021 123 7934