Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. It is definitely a sport for both sexes.

Mana has a progressive achievement programme taking you from beginner level through the Archery New Zealand system, which caters for archers up to elite level.

We shoot outdoors at the Plimmerton domain year round.

Our club fees are $180.00 per calendar year. This also includes membership to the Wellington Archery Association, which enables you to participate in regional shoots.

We encourage archers to be 12 years of age before they start.
There is no maximum age, health permitting.

  1. 10 am to Midday Saturday at Plimmerton Domain
  2. 7 to 9pm at Porirua Kennel Club, Prosser St. Porirua 

If you are inexperienced we ask you not to buy your own gear until you have been through the beginner course and are guided by an experienced coach on what you need.

Yes. We don’t have anywhere to securely store gear at the indoor range.

We have archers who shoot longbows, recurve bows and compounds. Unfortunately we cannot cater for crossbows.

If you are keen to buy you own gear  after completing the beginner course, basic archery equipment is in the region of $500.00. This will be sufficient for most archers for a couple of years, which is usually when they will want to upgrade.

Mana Archery Club regularly runs competitions and members participate in organized tournaments, from interclub shoots, through to regional and national level.

Yes we have club members who hunt. You will need to be a proficient target archer prior to going hunting, however.

Yes. Archery New Zealand oversees the sport nationally.