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Welcome to NZGTA
  

Gundog trialling is a sport pursued by people and dogs from all walks of life. Whether your gundog is a shooting companion, family pet or show dog, it will enjoy working in the field and competing in field trials, and so will you!

You will make lots of friends, travel all over New Zealand, trial in many beautiful locations, keep both yourself and your dog fit and enjoy working together as a team. You will have a lot of fun!

Trials are not just for keen hunters. Sure, you will have to handle a shotgun under supervision and will be taught firearms safety, but you will only be required to fire blank shots. Both men and women compete on equal terms and junior handlers are encouraged.

The camaraderie and friendship engendered by the highs and lows of handling dogs in performance-based competition is terrific. Many people stay in the sport for a lifetime and some families, for generations.
News Articles

NZ Gundog Magazine Tuesday 28/01/14 10:35 a.m.

The NZ Gundog Magazine has a new editor. The first issue of the magazine under hisleadershop is now out. For more information contact Jason Whatuira-Farrow... more

Gundog Demonstrations Fieldays Mystery Creek Hamilton Sunday 26/05/13 05:05 p.m.

Gundog Demonstration at Fieldays Mystery Creek Hamilton
SAGDC under the auspices of NZ Gundog Trial Association will be holding demonstrations of gundog... more

Photo Competition Results Sunday 26/08/12 09:09 p.m.


The votes are in and the judging is done for this year’s competition. There were twenty-four photographs entered this year from nine photographers.... more

News Feed
Rescheduled March Trial

We can now confirm that we are holding the postponed March Trial Championship Trial on the weekend of  28th & 29 June. If you have not received a copy of the schedule you can download a... more

Mar 31, 2014 at 09:19 p.m., Eugenie Clapham
Extracts from the NZ Dog World Breed feature

A DOG FOR ALL SEASONS Most owners of English Springer Spaniels will agree with Peter Moxon, English author and gundog trainer, that this breed is an all rounder in the dog world, being... more

Dec 19, 2013 at 03:59 p.m., Mignon Stevenson
Working Spaniel Club Newsletter from Rob Browning March 2014

In the next few months the trials are going to be quite busy, as the Middlemarch trials kick off down South in a couple of weeks.  I know that there are a few heading down from the North... more

Apr 06, 2014 at 12:26 p.m., Mignon Stevenson
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Upcoming Events

Saturday 25 October 2014

National

NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS (host Horowhenua GDC) (2 days - 25 Oct to 26 Oct)


NZGTA NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS. Hosted by Horowhenua GDC. All Breeds, Pointer Setter, Spaniel, Retriever and minors

Sunday 02 November 2014

Club Championship

North Auckland GDC P/S (hosted by ARGSP) (One day)


North Auckland GDC Pointer Setter hosted by ARGSP. Back to back with ARGSP P/S

Club Championship

Auckland & Regions GSP Club P/S (One day)


ARGSP Club Pointer Setter Back to back with NAGDC P/S

Training

Whangarei Gun Dog Club Training Day 9:00 am (3 hours)

623A Puketona Road, HARURU  


Saturday 08 November 2014

Club Championship

Auckland & Regions GSP Club Ret (hosted by SAGDC) (One day)


ARGSP Club Retriever hosted by SAGDC