Welcome to Pistol New Zealand


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About Target Pistol Shooting

Target pistol shooting was introduced in New Zealand in 1968. By 1972 we had a pistol shooter at the Olympic Games.

Since that time target pistol shooting has developed in numbers and the types of events shot. New Zealand pistol shooters have competed successfully in many international events, winning many medals at Commonwealth Games, as well as World Championship medals in other pistol disciplines.

Pistol New Zealand has 89 affiliated clubs throughout New Zealand, so no matter where you live, there will be a club near you.

In 2019, Pistol New Zealand celebrated its 50th year.

Getting Started

You can find out more about the sport of pistol shooting in New Zealand by reading the Members Handbook.

If you would like to make contact with a club to enquire about taking up the sport, you can:

  • See our club contacts to find pistol clubs in your area
  • Contact us for a referral to a club with no contact details

When you make contact with a club, they will tell you what you need to know about making your first visit to their range.

Members Only: Enquiries about member logon access should be directed to the PNZ Executive Officer via the contact page HERE

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