Branch Calendar



Branch meetings held third Thursday each month

Committee meetings held first Thursday each month

All General meetings are held at the Wanaka Districts Club (unless marked **) commencing at 7.00pm (7.30pm during daylight saving)

The Farm Creek Rifle Range is open every weekend (except for Lambing in October) between the hours of 10am and 5pm and on Wednesdays during daylight saving from 2 to 7pm. The gate is kept locked except during nominated events and keys are available from the Secretary

Wanaka Faces Hut – available 6 days per month except April from first Wednesday of the month to following Monday inclusive. Book at Southern Wild – two 3 day blocks available.

Club contact is Murray Burns phone 021 02356147 or


Wanaka Districts Club Contacts: 0273245686 Manager at


February 1 ** Wakatipu June/September RHA ballot open.

Thursday 3 February Committee Meeting

Thursday 17 February Branch meeting


Wednesday 23 Feb/2 March ** Top GuNZ Centrefire competition

Monday 7 March ** Douglas Score training NZ Taxidermy

Thursday 3 March Committee meeting

Thursday 4/6 March ** Wallaby Hunt

Thursday 17 March Branch meeting

Thursday 31 March Committee meeting (brought forward)

(Review AGM procedures, notice of meeting, elections)


April 3 to 9 ** Roar Ballot

Thursday 21 April Branch Meeting

Sunday 24 April **Wanaka Gun Club Duckshooters Shoot ANZAC Day


Thursday 5 May Committee meeting

Sunday 15 May ** Roger Taylor Trophy

Thursday 19 May Branch meeting – AGM/Election of Officers

Sunday 22 May ** Rimfire Range Shoot

31 May **Closing date for Trophies 2021/22 Collect trophies and print certificates

Sunday 29 May ** Trophy Judging/Measuring 10am start Districts Club


Thursday 2 June Committee meeting

Sunday 7 June ?? ** Interclub Range Shoot with Southern Lakes

Thursday 16 June Branch meeting – Trophy Night


Thursday 7 July Committee meeting

Thursday 21 July Branch meeting

29 to 31 July ** National Conference at Hamilton


Thursday 4 August Committee meeting

Thursday 18 August Branch meeting

Monday 29 August ** Haast Roar ballot opens. Closes 23 September.

Monday 29 August ** Wilderness Tahr ballot opens. Closes 29 October


Thursday 1 September Committee meeting

Sunday 11 Sept ** HUNTS programme commences - Sept/Oct calendar below

Sunday 11 Sept - Meet and greet

Tuesday 13 Sept – Ethics and ecology

Wed 21 Sept – First Aid

Thurs 22 – Firearms

Saturday 24 – Range/River crossing

Wed 28 Sept Travel and Navigation

Sat 1 Oct Bushcraft

Tues 4 Oct Equipment/Food

Wed 5 Oct Game Animal Species

Thurs 6 Oct Committee

Fri/Sun 7/9 October Field Trip

Thurs 20 Oct - Presentation

Thursday 15 September Branch Meeting


Monday 6 October Committee meeting

3 October ** Wanaka Roar Ballot opens (closes 4 November)

Thursday 20 October Branch meeting

** Rental to Stacey Anderson for Range y/e 2022

Sat/Sun 29/30 October ** Sika Show at Hamilton


Friday 4 November ** Wakatipu April/May ballot opens Closes 2 December

Thursday 3 November Committee meeting – Fix subscriptions 2023/4

Thursday 17 November Branch meeting

Thursday 1 December Committee meeting (No December General Meeting)

31 December ** Renew Hindsight Advertising