It's your responsibility to be fire safe.
Always check the local fire danger level and fire season status before you go hunting. Be extra careful during restricted and prohibited seasons.
Find out how to minimise the risk of unwanted fire when hunting.
Where to start if you've not hunted before, hunting guidelines, planning your trip, risk management, and advice on how to keep your catch safe for eating.
There are a few things you need to know while hunting on public conservation land.
If you're hunting with dogs on public conservation land there are some rules you need to follow.
Check this gear list to make sure you're prepared before you head out into the bush.
What you need to know about importing firearms, New Zealand game animals, biosecurity, and how you're going to take a trophy out of New Zealand.
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.