The Big4 Hunting Competition

The Te Puna Hunting & Fishing Club is proud to present THE STONEY CREEK BIGFOUR Competition. It is still New Zealand's biggest hunting & fishing competition with a huge prize pool from our amazing sponsors.

22nd - 29th June 2024.

BRIEFING 3pm Saturday 22nd June, 2024, at the Point Ale House, Plumbers Point Road, Whakamarara, Tauranga

HUNTING DAYS - From after breifing through till 12pm 29th June 2024. Remember - all game bust be presented in good edible condition!!

WEIGH IN AND PRIZEGIVING SATURDAY 29th June 2024, at Tauranga Race Course, 1383 Cameron Road, Greerton, Tauranga.

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 $500 for a team of four. Max 4 members in a team.

A briefing will be held  on Saturday 22nd June from 3pm, the rules will be read out from 5pm.

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

Prize Categories

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


TroutBest condition factor1st, 2nd, 3rd
PheasantBest quality score1st, 2nd, 3rd
StagHeaviest1st, 2nd, 3rd
BoarHeaviest1st, 2nd, 3rd
StagBest Douglas Score- Red Equivalent1st only
BoarBest Hooks - Douglas Score1st only
TroutClosest to Average Weight1st only
PheasantLongest Fighting Spurs1st only

Weigh in

Weigh in will be held Saturday 29th June from 12pm to 3pm, followed by prize-giving at around 5pm. 

Available competitions - Online application forms
Name Entry fee  
2024 BIG FOUR Competition $500.00 Apply Now