day and season for waterfowl and game birds in our region
species & season :
sat: 6th may to sun
mallard , grey , mallard X
grey hybrid ducks ,
black swan , pukeko , shoveler
Native paradise duck
( Tadorna Variegata)
6th may to 20th august
limit 12 per day
If sufficient numbers in our area to hunt
Upland game bird season 2013:
to 22nd august
Turkey hunting season:
october - 31st september
2013 limit 2 hens 3 toms ( per day )
Bow hunting: ALL
|License fees :
License needed for all waterfowl and upland gamebirds..
No License needed
for turkey hunting
Game That May be Hunted or Killed—Duration
of 2011/2012 Season
2 Definition of Areas
2.1 Area A: The Clutha River catchment upstream
the Clyde Dam.
2.2 Area B: The Clutha River catchment downstream
from the Clyde Dam;
the Taieri River catchment and all the coastal catchments between Shag
Point and The Brothers Point on the east coast of the South Island.
3 Shooting Hours
Area A: 7.00am to 6.45pm
Area B: 7.00am to 6.30pm
Canada geese may be hunted or killed 24 hours per
day during the period 1 Aug 2011 to
31 March 2012 inclusive.
4 Decoy Limit
Please note : limits are not guaranteed on our duck or quail hunts
Hunt waterfowl over decoys on ponds , fields
, dams or jump shoot , walking rivers and swamps with
New Zealand is an English
speaking country with a safe and friendly environment.
Our multicultural country is one of the safest countries to visit in
With a clean green image we pride ourselves in our
fantastic hunting and fishing.
Safe, friendly flying with Qantas
Duck in New Zealand
dont migrate, this means they are in our area the whole hunting season.
Ducks are very weary early in the season due to hunting pressure
but by the start of june have
settled and are getting hungry as we get further into
winter. This helps the hunter as the ducks
are now feeding in young grass fields and grain that
is fed to stock by farmers, also they are
decoying and coming into calling much better than they were
in the earlier part of the season.
Our native new zealand paradise duck and the cunning mallard are our
main ducks hunted.
We hunt mornings with layout blinds , hay bale blinds ,and permanent
On fields , ponds , rivers swamps and back waters with decoys
, robo ducks and silhouette's
The afternoon is spent hunting other animals i.e.: turkey ,
quail, deer , pig , goat or smallgame
is native only to New Zealand and
a pair make a prized taxidermy memento
of a great trip down under. Hunt
them over decoys in fields or on water.
Large groups most welcome with
transfers from Queenstown and Dunedin .
Accommodation available close to prime hunting.
Hunting equipment supplied i.e.: shotgun , ammo , waders , license .
More info on Otago waterfowl
hunting click below
fish and game)
Firearms importation info )
New Zealand's native paradise duck hunting
out of layout blinds
For USA references
Lefferts L. Mabie
Eric and Renee Martin
Jim Rembert in Madison,
Mississippi (601) 856-0033
Shane Smith on 256- 495- 2596
Great Britain references call
Simon Smith on Home-01673 844466 Mobile-07917