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The Hutt Valley Clay Target Club is sited on 63 acres in Whitemans Valley, Upper Hutt and is the largest and most active clay target club in the greater Wellington area. We offer all forms of competitive and social clay target shooting. Shooting, three times each month, in the most common shotgun disciplines is available to members. The Club provides coaching, practice, fun events, and competition in Down the Line (DTL), Skeet, Trench, Sporting Clays, and Sporting Compak disciplines.

  • 30 Oct Dale, Margaret Cook and H H Morris Shields

    Image of the HH Morris ShieldThe Hutt Valley Clay Target Club is proud to present the Dale, Margaret Cook and HH Morris Sheilds on 30 October.


    The shoot is presented over the following four events:

    1. 25 Tgt Single Rise Eye Opener. Compulsory Graded Sweep $2.60 15m. A,B & C. Nominations close 10:30am.
    2. Dale Shield. 20 tgt Single Rise A=16m, B=14m & C=12m
    3. Margaret Cook. 25 tgt Point Score. 15m. A,B, & C.
    4. H.H. Morris Memorial Shield. 30 Tgt Single Rise. A=16, B=14, C=12  Shot in 3x 10tgt or 2x 15tgt visits to trap each. Compulsory Sweep $2.00. Optional $300.00 Cash Trophy, Entry $8.00.
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  • 16 Oct Club Champs

    Competion at the Club

    Don't forget the club champs are on at the club on 16 Oct. Come along and show your stuff and settle some of those old scores. Entry is open to all members of the club and we do welcome any members of the NZCTA to come along as well.

    The format for the champs is:
    • 25 Single Rise
    • 25 Points Score
    • 25 Single Barrel
    • 25 Skeet

    All events are graded so even if you're not in A grade yet you can compete against other shooters of similar capability.





What's news...

  • Subgauge Sporting Trophy 31 Jun

    20g Subgauge Champ Adam Green43 shooters arrived to participate in our first 100 tgt Sub Gauge Sporting trophy which was kindly sponsored by Gun City.  Ian Murray, Keith Ryan and the Sporting Team spent Saturday setting the field, with a lot of positive feedback on the targets. Weather conditions were nice and sunny but the temperature never rose much above double figures all day.


    31 shooters were using sub gauge shotguns while the remaining 12 shooters used their 12 gauge shotguns shooting targets only. With only a few shooters sharing sub gauge shotguns within the squads, it was quite surprising how many shooters have sub gauge shotguns with fifteen shooting 20 gauge, fourteen shooting 28 gauge and two shooting .410. I put the two .410 shooters in the same squad so they could keep an eye on each other.


    Adam Green won the 20 gauge division on 91, Dave Turner was second on 86 and Graham Peek was third on 79. Sam Sydow won the 28 gauge division on the highest score overall on 93, great shooting with a borrowed gun. Brent Quin was second on 90 and John Varley was third on 86.

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  • Willie Paurini Memorial Shield 17 Jun

    Shield Winner Peter PeryerSunday 17th July - 32 shooters arrived to contest the Willie Paurini Memorial Shield held over 100 tgt Single Rise on a clear but cool day with little wind. Shooters are given a number of targets in, according to the higher of their last two common mark percentages rounded up. Shooters scores plus their number of targets in that reach 100, qualify to shoot off for the Willie Paurini Memorial Shield on a handicap by distance basis. The benefit of this system allows all shooters an equal chance of winning the shield. Over half the field with 18 shooters qualified for the shoot off, they all shot off on their respective handicap by distance marks and the eventual winner was Peter Peryer.


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  • Wairarapa District Championships 27 Mar

    The High Guns. B Grade: Wayne Pym, HOA: R. Prince, C Grade: M. Dasler, A Grade: C. Cassin (Absent)44 competitors arrived for the Wairarapa District Champs, hosted by the Hutt Valley Clay Target Club in reasonably good conditions with a tail wind coming and going most of the day. We had visiting shooters from Barrytown in the South and Patangata, Eketahuna, Dannevirke, Woodville, Palmerston North, Western Lake and of course Wairarapa in the North.