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Sika Hunting Tips & Info: Kaimanawas; Thunderbolt Stream, Mar/Apr 2017

By Nik Maxwell

At last! Work was out of the way, there was a clear weather window...

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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...

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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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Roar Tips & Info

By Hayden Sturgeon

Roar hunting strategies from Hayden Sturgeon...

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Winter Tahr Hunting Tips & Info

By Hayden Sturgeon

In this article I’ll take you through what I’ve learnt while hunting bull tahr in their home environment...

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