GET INVOLVED Competitions National

Photographic and Film Overview

We understand that many of our members have a passion for photography and love to capture their hunting and outdoor experiences through the lens. We encourage all of our members to take this opportunity to showcase their skills and submit their best photos and films.

We have made it even easier to enter with digital photo submissions now being accepted.

Photographic Categories:

  • Game animals
  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Insects, Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Scenic
  • Flora
  • Human Interest

Film Categories:

  • Training and promotional
  • Hunting
  • New Zealand wildlife

Enter and Be In To Win With Swarovski

Enter any of our photographic and film categories, and be in to win a pair of Swarovski CL Companion 10x30 Green WN (Wild Nature) valued at $2,170NZD.

See every crucial detail with the CL Companion 10x30. Improved optics with 10x magnification bring you closer to nature. The ergonomic design of these compact, lightweight (500 g/17.6 oz) binoculars makes them an excellent companion providing you with unique experiences when you’re on the move.

2024 Entry Forms

All entries must be received by 5pm, Friday 28th June 2024

You can find a copy of the Competition Rules here.

Download 2024 Entry Forms by clicking the links below:

AHT Entry Form

Photographic & Film Entry Form

Literary Entry Form

Young Deerstalker Entry Form (must be submitted by your committee)


All physical forms are to be emailed to or posted to:

PO Box 12015, Thorndon Wellington 6144

ATTN: NZDA National Competitions

AHT heads are to be posted to the address provided on the AHT Entry Form above. 

To see more about our other competitions, head to the competition overview page.

2025 Competition Dates

Entries will be open in May 2025 - So, dust off your cameras, get out into the wilderness, and start capturing those amazing shots to enter next year!