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Guns

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Testfire: CZ’s new 457 MTR and Royal

By Simon Gillice

CZ’s 455 rimfire has been a popular choice for years now and as good a rifle as it is...

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Rob’s Reloading Ramblings - A bit of hill time

By Rob Bedingfield

The grin on my grandson’s face after shooting his first red deer will remain etched in my mind...

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Testfire: Winchester XPR Cerakote .223 Remington

By Nik Maxwell

I first reviewed a Winchester XPR way back in issue #164 of NZG&H. That particular gun was chambered in .243 Win...

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When is a Mosin Nagant not a Mosin Nagant?

By Mark Wheeler

In 1917, after the Russian revolution, Finland seized an opportunity, declared its independence from Russia, and after a brief war in 1918 the Russians retreated...

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Testfire: Rossi .22WMR Semi-Auto

By Kelvin Dixon

One such rifle is the Rossi semi auto in .22WMR. This price-point rifle has a lot of great features...

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Turn up the temperature!

By Matthew Cameron

Matthew Cameron discusses cartridge case annealing...

Hunting

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kawekas; Back Ridge, Nov 2016

By Nik Maxwell

One of the main attractions for me when I’m chasing sika is the exploration of the country they live in...

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Hind-Sight Competition - Enter now!

By Central North Island Sika Foundation

Through winter 2020, the Sika Foundation is running a competition to encourage hunters...

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The Valley of a Thousand Waterfalls

By Craig Carey

I didn’t want to be anywhere else at this moment as I made my way back to camp...

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kawekas; Te Puke, Harkness & Tussock Huts, Sep 2015

By Nik Maxwell

Over the last few articles, we have hunted and traversed some of the most iconic sika hunting areas...

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Light is the key to deer photography

By Tony Orman

How many deer do you need a year to keep your freezer topped up?

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Woodhill Fallow Ballot 2020

By Woodhill Fallow Management Committee

The Woodhill Fallow Management Committee (WFMC) met this week...

Gear

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Testfire: Tasco Rimfire 2-7x32

By Mark Wheeler

The Tasco Rimfire 2-7x32. It's not only cheap, it's actually pretty good!

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Sierra Rifle & Handgun Reloading Data Edition VI

By Chaz Forsyth

So how the heck do you review a handloading manual? I've had the fortune to look at a lot of manuals...

equipment shooting

Pro-Shot Tactical Cleaning Kit

By Selwyn Smith

Selwyn Smith reviews the Pro-Shot Tactical field cleaning kit...

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Precision Optics: Vortex Razor AMG HD 6-24x50

By Hayden Sturgeon

Vortex is always striving to push the envelope with smart innovations that jump out and appeal to...

VIDEOS

Bushnell NZ PHOTO COMPETITION

WIN A PAIR OF BUSHNELL PRIME 10X25 BINOS!

 

We have opened up the photo competition to include both hunting and shooting so pics of your rifle, scenic, human interest etc are all welcome!

 

Please note that the photo comp runs continuously, meaning you are always in with a chance to win a prize!

 

Winner of the binos are announced very two months beginning January. There are also chances to win One Year Subscriptions to NZGUNS!

 

Entry is easy! Just email your photo, including a brief description, to: nik@nzguns.co.nz

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL PHOTOS

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