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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kawekas; Kiwi Saddle, Jan 2017

By Nik Maxwell

Even the best laid plans can fall though and unfortunately that is what happened with our Thunderbolt/Rangitikei trip...

north island sika

Seeking Sika

By Michael Kenyon and Paul Rayner

Planning a mid-winter sika trip always has its obstacles with work, family, shorter days, and the biggest and what I believe the most important hurdle for sika, weather...

Winter Stags Fiordland

By Adam McGrath

I had spent the entire last cruise of my shift dreaming of being in the hills and imagining chasing winter red stags in Fiordland...

alpine south island tahr

Winter Tahr Newbies

By Simon Gillice

I paused for a breather after stumbling through the snow made softer by the sunny day and brought out the binos for a quick glass back...

archives kawekas sika

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...

alpine archives tahr

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...

archives kawekas sika

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?

community hunting north island

Woodhill Fallow Ballot 2020

By Woodhill Fallow Management Committee

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

alpine south island tahr

Winter Tahr Hunting: A Photographic Essay

By Hayden Sturgeon

Hunting tahr at anytime of the year generally requires additional levels of fortitude, resilience and fitness...

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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kaimanawas/Kaweka; Oamaru, Tussock and Boyd Huts, Jul 2015

By Nik Maxwell

I have to admit to being pretty excited when the time came to head away...

alpine chamois south island

Gainful Unemployment in Chamois Country

By Cam Stokman

Being gainfully unemployed since returning from a guiding season in North America...

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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