They never recovered and lost the Super Rugby fixture 51-14 in Wollongong.
The Waratahs were abysmal in the second half, conceding six tries and 38 unanswered points as the Chiefs won for the first time in NSW since 2007.
It was the most points the Chiefs have scored away against NSW, the second-most ever in Australia and their biggest win anywhere against the Waratahs.
The bonus-point victory saw the Chiefs jump from seventh to first on the competition ladder.
Hunt also set up their second try after he took a crash ball and managed to transfer possession to Jack Dempsey who crossed out wide.
Consecutive conversions from rookie No. 10 Will Harrison gave the Waratahs an unlikely lead in the 33rd minute.
But it was all downhill from there as the relentless Chiefs kept NSW scoreless in the second half while piling on 38 straight points to secure an emphatic victory.
– Australian Associated Press
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