Find out more about deer and deer hunting.
Wild pigs are well established throughout New Zealand.
Learn about Himalayan tahr hunting, tahr control operations, and the threat of tahr in the South Island of New Zealand.
Find out about chamois, where to hunt, and get tips for hunting chamois.
Feral goats are found in a wide range of habitats. They range from sea level to the alpine zone, living in introduced and native grasslands, scrub and forest.
Find out about feral sheep, get tips for hunting feral sheep, and find out where to hunt them.
If you wish to hunt rabbits and hares, you will need to obtain a small game hunting permit.
Introduced mainly for sport and the value of their skins wallaby species in New Zealand include Bennett's, dama, parma, brush-tailed rock and swamp wallabies.
Permits and licences are needed to hunt New Zealand game birds.
You cannot hunt most native species as these are protected under the Wildlife Act (1953).
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.