Fallow deer were among the first to be successfully introduced to New Zealand.
Find out about red deer - the most widespread deer species in New Zealand.
Learn more about one of the most elusive deer to be found in the New Zealand bush.
In New Zealand, sambar deer (Cervus unicolor unicolor) are considered an 'iconic herd'. They are only in the North Island and mostly on private land.
Sika deer are found in Kaimanawa Forest Park and the Kaweka Forest. Find out how to identify them, where and when to find them.
Learn about wapiti, the largest round horned deer in the world.
New Zealand has the only herds of white-tail deer in the southern hemisphere.
Hunters and trampers entering New Zealand from overseas can help keep New Zealand’s deer herds free of this disease.
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.