It started out differently with newly appointed fullback Edene Gabbie dashing 80 metres to score and put the home side in front the first four minutes.
With Ase Boas converting, the Hunters were out to a 6-0 lead.
But the tourists responded not long after from a kick that found the hands of Marion Seve.
With the conversion successful, it was 6-6.
The Hunters muscled their way back to regain the lead through Willie Minoga, who barged through for a four-pointer.
Ase simply added the extras with ease.