We promote safe and ethical hunting
Founded in 1937, the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association Incorporated (NZDA) represents the interests of New Zealand’s hunters as a not-for-profit and non-government organisation (NGO).
Nationally, we are the voice of New Zealand’s hunters.
Locally, we are your hunting club.
NZDA is made up of its members by a nationwide Branch network of 48 local hunting clubs. This makes NZDA a democratic body giving a voice to hunters and raising concerns of the hunting community both locally and nationally.
We have been protecting New Zealand’s hunters’ rights and our big game animals for generations and our fundamental purpose is to:
NZDA currently represents and advocates on behalf of its 8,000 active members and provides them with meeting facilities and halls, accommodation and huts, hunting competitions, information and advice, and training.
Become part of NZDA to help strengthen our voice and enjoy sharing your passion with like-minded hunters.
"Together we are strong."
NZDA Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics of the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association Incorporated shall be: –
NZDA Field Guidelines
Page Updated Jan 2024 - Southern Lakes NZDA