Get set for some fine hunting
Welcome to to this special issue of Both Barrels
We're counting down to a later-than-normal Opening Day on Saturday May 7.
By now you've hopefully finished your pre-season careful preparations (and don't forget Pegging Day April 10!). On the off chance you've been too busy, you'll find below some useful tips to help you get all set for Opening Day.
The good news - this season you'll find there's more opportunity for game bird hunting with two North Island regions Eastern and Wellington have both opted for longer seasons and bigger bag limits. In the South, a couple of regions have tweaked their regulations to improve the hunting experience.
Licences are available for sale online from March 17 2016 - click here to buy yours. Getting your licence as soon as possible should ensure you'll have your sturdy plastic tag to mark up your maimai anytime up until pegging day (10 April 2016).
Good luck with the preparation work and read on … and we're here to answer any questions you have!