Rata Maire - About Our Hunts


Rata Maire Lodge offers the complete trophy hunting experience in fair chase conditions. Tony Punch's hunting experience and his professional expertise, combined with the Rata Maire hunting lodge, will ensure a hunting experience that will delight any trophy hunter.

Our aim is to provide you with the most satisfying trophy hunting experience possible, offering a top-quality range of all-inclusive hunting combinations which are tailored to suit your specific individual requirements.

You have the option of bringing your own firearms, or renting ours. If you will be bringing firearms into the country, please read this information sheet about New Zealand firearms laws, published by the New Zealand Police. Air transportation rules vary by airline so please contact your airline directly for information about transporting firearms.

No hunting licenses are required in New Zealand, and there are no specific seasons for hunting, other than those imposed by the hunting outfitter.

Our area sees an average rainfall of 60" per year. Average temperatures range from a winter low of 3º C (37º F) to a summer high of 23º C (73º F).