The Big Four

The HUNTECH BIGFOUR Hunting and Fishing Competition is New Zealand's biggest annual competition boasting a prize pool of up to $80,000. This years competition is being held in late June.

BRIEFING Saturday 19th June.

HUNTING DAYS 5am TUESDAY 22nd, WEDNESDAY 23rd, THURSDAY 24th, and FRIDAY 25th June 2020 until 5:30pm. 


Get your team of 4 together and complete the online entry form in good time.

The competition brief.

Each team of four must endeavour to present a wild boar, a wild stag, a male ring neck pheasant and a trout for the weigh in in accordance with the rules of the competition which can be downloaded from this page. Entry fee is $400 for a team of four. Max 4 members in a team.

A briefing will be held  on Saturday 19th June from 3pm, the rules will be read out from 4pm.

At least one member from every team is urged to attend the briefing to collect their teams starter pack (including 4x LIMITED EDTION HUNTECH FLEECE TEE’S), and there could be some last minute rule changes.

Prize Categories

Major Team Prize 1st  2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th (points based on closest to average weight for boar and stag, closest to average condition factor for trout and closest to average/quality score for pheasants)


Trout Best condition factor 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Pheasant Best quality score 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Stag Heaviest 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Boar Heaviest 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Stag Best Douglas Score- Red Equivalent 1st only
Boar Best Hooks - Douglas Score 1st only
Trout Closest to Average Weight 1st only
Pheasant Longest Fighting Spurs 1st only

Weigh in

Weigh in will be held Saturday 26th June from 10.30am to 3pm. 
Weighing will be held in Tauranga - Trustpower Bay Park Stadium

Unfortunately no competitions are available at this moment