OPERATING OFF FORESTRY ROAD WITHIN THE MATARIKI FOREST, ACCESS IS INCLUDED IN OUR AUCKLAND BRANCH MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS.
The range is open
Note: the road has large gauge gravel, please ensure you have a suitable vehicle and the ability to change a tyre if need be. If your vehicle doesn't have a spare, you should not travel this road.
Events will become available when we have Range Officers arranged for the session.
The range is primarily used for competition, sighting in rifles, testing reloads and generally having a good time. We supply range officers to operate the range in a safe manner, the ranges officers also have a lot of knowledge they can share.
Members Access to the Range
Access to the range is included in our NZDA Auckland Branch membership, make sure you make use of this great resource.
Members have access to both member only days and general practice days, including the 200m range*, You must register for the events you want to attend. If you are not registered, you will be turned away.
Members are encouraged to come along to the competition days, there are a number of trophies that can be won along with various target shooting disciplines to test your skills and help improve your accuracy.
Members are welcome to bring guests to General Public days with a $40 session fee. There are no eftpos facilities at the range, fees must be paid at time of booking. We don't accept cash.
* Note: 3rd party bookings for the range may charge a fee for entry
Public Access to the range
We provide access to the range for non members/the general public who hold a current firearms license, you can attend General Practice sessions in the range calendar. Please register for these events
There is a $50 per session fee for public access, this fee is prepaid through registering for the public range events.
Please remember we don't accept cash for bookings, any fees must be paid at the time of registration. There are no eftpos facilities at the range.
The General Practice sessions provide access to the 25m, 50m and 100m ranges only and can be used for rifle sight in and target shooting.
If you are attending the range on a regular basis, speak to a range office about membership or apply to become a member.
Note: member only days do not provide public access, you will be turned away if you are not registered.
With the changes to the arms act to impose more regulation and certification on gun ranges the Committee now requires registration and prepayment for range events with limited numbers. The range calendar reflects the available events and has a registration capability and support for online prepayments. Members, Guests of Members and General Public must all register for events, fees payable listed are above.
|Morning 09:00 to 12:30
|08:45 to 09:00
|12:45 to 13:00
|Afternoon 13:00 to 16:30
|12:45 to 13:00
16:45 to 17:00 (or earlier if all finished)
Next 6 Events... See full calendar below
UPCOMING EVENTS OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC
Target Shooting and Competitions for Members
The club has a number of trophies to award for member only shooting events held at the range each year, if you would like to compete click here to go to the competitions page.
RANGE ENTRY AND EXIT TIMES MUST BE STRICTLY OBSERVED. The entrance to the range is located off Forestry road, please wait at the gate indicated on the map. Note: If you're using google maps, it may try take you along the indicated blue line, do not follow this route.
Range Notices & Updates
RANGE STATUS: Open
- eftpos is not available at the Range -