Join NZDA - To Protect Your Hunting and Shooting Opportunities

We promote safe and ethical hunting

Nationally, we are the voice of New Zealand’s hunters

Locally, we are your hunting club

NZDA membership benefits

  • Hunting & Wildlife Magazine
  • National Competitions - Antler, Horn & Tusk trophies; Photographic and Video; Literary; and Target Shooting
  • Training & Certification for HUNTS instructors, Douglas score measurers, Range Officers & Rifle ranges
  • A discount on DOC annual passes
  • A discount on the Interislander Ferry
  • A national voice to ensure that Hunting in New Zealand has a future
  • Public Liability Insurance (excludes Associate membership)

How to Join 

It is easy to join. Simply choose your nearest branch and fill out the application form electronically. Your application will then be sent to the branch for approval, upon which time you become a member and receive your membership card.

If you do not have an email address please call National Office on 04-499-6163.

Become part of NZDA to help strengthen our voice and enjoy sharing your passion with likeminded hunters.

Join as a Direct Branch member

Join Directly (not via a branch) to support hunters and get all the information and benefits. 


Join a North Island Branch

Find your nearest North Island Branch of NZDA.

Join a South Island Branch

Find your nearest South Island Branch of NZDA.