Urewera Chopper Trips 2024

Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th, August 2024, and
Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th, October 2024
Open to NZ Bowhunters Society members only


Sites are camping only due to hut removals

Get your team of 3 hunters together and contact Andrew (phone 07 552 4352) who will give you the options available for areas to hunt. Hunting areas are allocated on a 1st come 1st serve basis so get in early. This is a good time for spring hunting & there are plenty of productive areas available.

Cost is $275 per person. All payments for the August trip must be paid before the 12th of July while the October trip payments are due by the 20th of September.

Note. If you pull out of the trip after that it is your responsibility to find a replacement as there will be no refunds.

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Sarah Thoroughgood shot this Rusa deer on the August trip last year.




If you haven’t hunted the Ureweras before then come and experience what it has to offer. There can be Red deer, Rusa deer and wild pigs or maybe a combinations of several or all 3 of the species in the areas on offer for this annual hunting event.

John Hardy nearly didn’t go on the October trip last year as he was recovering from a broken collarbone. However, he wound his bow down, went anyway, and shot this Red deer.


Click link below to get your hunting permit.                                           Permission for Hunting : Tuhoe (ngaituhoe.iwi.nz)