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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kaimanawa Ranges; Waipakihi River, Jun 2015

By Nik Maxwell

I first hunted the Waipakihi in my late teens with a trip over the Urchin Track...

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Fiordland: A Photographic Essay

By Hayden Sturgeon

Looking for some inspiration for the 2020 wapiti bugle, check out these awesome images by NZGUNS writer, Hayden Sturgeon..

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Fiordland Boys Hunting NZ - Summer Epic

By Adam McGrath

We had five days up our sleeves so we pulled out the maps and agreed on a spot with good deer numbers...

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kaweka Ranges; Middle Hill, Ballard & Makino Huts, Mar 2015

By Nik Maxwell

It had been a few years since I last visited the Kawekas. My last trip was a week long hunt at Mangatainoka...

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Hunting for the Future

By Brad Marsh

Something I try to encourage as a hunter is to leave young stags that show potential as future trophies...

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Northern Kaimanawas, Feb 2015

By Nik Maxwell

An iconic area of the Kaimanawas; Ruatea Stream or as it is more commonly known as, 'Jap Creek'.

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info Intro: Southern Kaimanawas, Nov 2014

By Nik Maxwell

The area provides a combination of both bush and open country hunting...

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Hunt Safely and Responsibly this Summer

By Jess MacKenzie, DOC

Hunters making the most of the holidays by heading into the bush and mountain ranges are being reminded to keep safe...

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Summer Hunting Bull Tahr

By Jordan Corke

Jordan Corke (Antler Addiction NZ) hunts high for tahr...

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Southern Red Roar Hunt

By Shaun Hutchings

As always the red roar came around fast. Plans were hatched, dates were circled and work was put on hold...

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Summer Hunting Tips & Info

By James Lewis

Summer hunting in the tops - tips from South Island based hunter, James Lewis...

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kaweka Ranges, Spion Kop, Apr 2019

By Nik Maxwell

At around 7.45am I picked up on a mature sika hind bedded down just on the edge of a...

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Summer Sika

By Harry Stam

Harry Stam and Zac smith hunt the Kaimanawa tops...

Bushnell NZ PHOTO COMPETITION

WIN A PAIR OF BUSHNELL PRIME 10X25 BINOS!

 

Send in your favourite 2020 hunting or shooting photo for your chance to win these awesome Bushnell binoculars!

 

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

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