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US Freephone: 1 855 750 0845 Local Time (NZ) is   NZ Telephone +64 3 318 5878

Packing List For Hunters


  • Waterproof outer Gore-Tex coat and over trousers (preferably both camouflage in mid-dark green colourations)
  • Comfortable hunting jacket (camouflage preferred)
  • One sweater
  • Warm hunting shirt/s
  • Warm long trousers and light weight trousers (camouflage preferred)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Light weight shirt
  • Sturdy well broken trekking boots essential and shoes or slippers for lodge wear
  • Warm socks (several pairs)
  • Sun hat or peaked cap, sunglasses, warm hat and gloves
  • Casual clothes for evening wear in the lodge
  • Personal effects, toiletries and medications
  • Small backpack (optional)
  • Hearing protection and shooting glasses.
  • Quality binoculars in 10×40 or similar are essential, range finder optional.
  • Camera/s.
  • Rifle in .270 to .375 calibre range topped with a scope, along with 40 rounds of appropriate ammunition. Lodge loan rifles 30.06 Sauer and custom Mauser actioned 308 complete with Zeiss 3.5 – 10x scopes and ammunition are available upon request.

Note: Manuka Point Lodge has full laundry facilities available to all guests. So you will be able to do your own laundry while you are here. Or arrange to have your laundry done for you.

Have you have any questions about hunting in New Zealand or at Manuka Point?

Don W.C. Patterson, Professional Hunter and Outfitter Contact Don Patterson – owner of Manuka Point Lodge; Professional Hunter, Outfitter and Host.

US Freephone:

1 855 750 0845

NZ Telephone

+64 3 318 5878