Membership is available for anyone aged 14 or over.

Categories of membership:

Senior – any member aged 18 years or older at the beginning of the financial year

Junior – any member aged 14 to 17 years at the beginning of the financial year

Family – a partner, child or grandchild of a senior member. Does not receive national newsletters. Child or grandchild must be under 18 years of age at the beginning of the financial year (1 March).

Superannuant – a senior member entitled to National Superannuation.

Student – 18 years or older full time tertiary student. Must carry Student Identity Card valid for the whole year

Associate – A person who wishes to maintain an association with the Branch, but does not participate fully in Branch activities.

Fee Structure

Period starting

Full Year & Renewal –


½ Year –

September – February

Senior 18+ yrs



Junior 14-17 yrs











Associate $100* $70*
 New Member Administration Cost  $10  $10

* A Facilities Fee of $40 is included in this fee, replacing previous range cards and range fees.

Existing members must renew their membership annually at the full rate and will be sent a reminder notice.

What do you get for your money? 

(apart from a rifle range, a clubhouse and a bunch of new mates)

  • Hunter National Training Scheme (HUNTS) courses
  • A national body to lobby government organisations to help protect your sport
  • National photography, hunting, and shooting competitions
  • New Zealand Hunting and Wildlife magazine (on line)
  • Monthly branch newsletters
  • Branch party hunts
  • Regular centre fire and rim fire shooting competitions at the local rifle range
  • Escape from the suburban life into the New Zealand outdoors
  • $10 million liability insurance with a $1 million extension under the Rural Fires Act and including exemplary and punitive damages

Membership Approval

As part of the membership approval process you will be required to attend a members club night and complete an interview with a committee member to finalize your application approval. If your membership is approved after the meeting, you will be required to pay your membership fees at this time - EFTPOS facilities are available.

Members night which you can attend for your approval interview are listed on our events page and calendar.

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