Allan Hampshire was an accomplished deerstalker long before he stuck his first pig and a good fisherman well before that. He has shot ducks and pheasants, dived for crayfish, caught a 57kg yellow fin tuna, shot chamois and tahr in the spectacular Southern Alps and has a nice 15 point red stag trophy on his wall but pig huntin... read more
In this fourth book by Alex Gale you'll discover how Sika came to be liberated in New Zealand and how the herd grew to become the top Sika trophy herd in the world.
Dave Drangsholt moved to the South Island of NZ in the 1960s to further his interest in deer hunting,he eventually became a deer culler with the Forest service.A deer culler in the 1960s was required to hunt in the bush and in the high alpine regions.He has since worked for Parks Victoria and DOC in NZ. With the knowledge ga... read more
Graeme Marshall has always loved to write. This, his tenth book, is devoted to his passion for hunting. He wrote his first magazine article for fledgling Rod and Rifle in 1981 and has contributed to every issue bar one since then. Whilst most of his books have revolved around trout fishing this is his fourth hunting book, inc... read more
The Hunter National Training Scheme (HUNTS) is a programme operated by the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association in partnership with Mountain Safety Council.The course covers knowledge and skills required by hunters in the New Zealand outdoors and this manual is the related text.Content includes: ethics and ecology, g... read more
This is the life story of 'Injun Joe', born Wellwyn Harris Collins, in 1950. His mother was half-caste Maori of the Ngati Kahunanu tribe, his father a Scottish-Irish immigrant whose family had substantial holdings in Hawke's Bay. Joe became well known as an elite hunter-helicopter pilot, one of New Zealand's most dangerous oc... read more
The events of life have been a great 'school teacher' to me. I never been an intellectual type but rather see myself as having been cut from that practical lump of granite called 'the experience of life'. Near death situations have taught me the preciousness of life, while helping the needy in other lands have taught me the j... read more
An epic work of outdoors adventure, humour and recorded history from the days when deer cullers were bounty hunters, shooting for reward. The Forest Service was still pushing in back country huts to cater for them. It was a time when every man was his own boss!
This book is a compilation of 25 of the best instructional bird hunting articles published over the 12-year history of the magazine 'Fish and Game in New Zealand'. It covers the nuances of hunting mallards, greys, paradies shelduck, Canada geese, quail, pheasant, pukeko and chukar. It explains decoy sets, shooting tactics, re... read more
Few people know there are deer in Australia, even fewer know that there are six different types available to hunters. Dave Drangsholt knows! A lifelong hunter and former ranger for Parks Victoria, Dave has been hunting deer for most of his adult life. His time in Parks Victoria allowed him to get up close and personal with th... read more
This new paperback edition of Alpine Hunting in New Zealand, is another classic of hunting literature by two of New Zealand's most respected hunting authors, Roger Lentle and Frank Saxton. A comprehensive guide to hunting tahr and chamois in the New Zealand mountains, it is just what every keen shooter needs to meet the ultim... read more
There was a time in New Zealand's recent past, when every country town, had one or more helicopters based there involved with wild venison recovery to feed a growing export trade. As the wild deer population was reduced and deer farming became widespread, helicopter recovery operations slowly ceased in most locations. Fiordl... read more
The further adventures of Graham May. He takes the reader along on some of his more memorable trips. Altough retired and confessing to slowing down a little, Graham manages more hunting than many a fraction of his age. With the ability of a natural story teller and a bush poet this latest collection of yarns is sure to win e... read more
|Author:||The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association|
The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association is 75 years old. A milestone in any organisations history. To celebrate this book has been compiled to show a snapshot of the organisation today, how it has progressed in the past 25 years, since it's fiftieth anniversary when a history of the NZDA was written by Philip Holden to ma... read more
Andy likes shopping and lattes as much as any chick; it's just that weekends are for pig hunting. She's been a keen hunter for about 15 years but it wasn't until she took on a couple of pig dog pups in a rash moment in 2004 that she and her man Maco went crazy chasing pork. Pig hunting does that to you. Some people call it an... read more
Tony Walsh was first introduced to New Zealand's bush clad ranges, to pig hunting and some life-defining experiences by Ned Tuite, whose usual attire was a black woollen bush singlet and a pair of khaki shorts suspended from a thin leather belt. Through Ned, Tony met a band of those iconic good keen men of an era now past, an... read more
Covers all the basics of hunting, from the preparation stages, safety and gear to the different types of hunting, i.e. Deer, Pig, Possum, Duck and more. The author shares a lifetime of hunting experiences and stories plus advice on the basic skills required to be a successful hunter.
|Author:||New Zealand Mountain Safety Council|
|Series:||Mountain Safety Manual|
The Bushcraft Manual is an excellent resource for outdoor activities. It helps both novices and those with some experience to enjoy the NZ bush in greater safety. Provides up-to-date information on new techniques, new equipment, and new ideas.
Moose are still out there. Originally released into Fiordland in 1910, Moose were thought to have become extinct several times. Ken Tustin has been fascinated with the "Fiordland Moose" since first hearing about them while working as a biologist for Forest Research NZFS, over forty years ago. His first book Wild Moose Chase p... read more