Dave Saxton has done more in one lifetime than most people could do in several. in a life filled with adventure, he has known triumph and tragedy. Drawn to the outdoor life from an early age he has hunted, fished and ... read more
This is the story of a remarkable hunter whose entire adult life has revolved around the hunting of deer. Initially as a culler but then as a ground shooter, fixed wing hunter pilot and lastly as one of the best and mos... read more
In 2014 I had the privilege to touch upon his outdoor life for the Rod and Rifles series "Hunting Legends". That report was incorporated in the book New Zealand's Hunting Legends, released in 2016. Hi... read more
Dave Ratcliffe lived and worked through changing times. The transformation of the the venison industry when foot hunters were replaced by helicopters, and the timber industry as native logging ended."I had lived, hunted, eaten and drunk w... read more
In this book by Alex & Tim Gale you will catch a deep sense of the challenge, the excitement and the freedom that hunting brings. They are both passionate hunters, with a great love for the New Zealand outdoors and a desire to pass on the knowledge they have gained so others can enjoy what they have experienced.
Celebrity chefs, from Jamie Oliver to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, all dictate we should know exactly where our meat comes from. So what if you took this modern day maxim to its logical conclusion? What if you... read more
At last a book that covers all aspects of Pig Hunting in New Zealand, practical information based on experience, written by a skilled and knowledgeable hunter. It covers everything an aspiring hunter needs to know an a lot of information and experienced hunter can learn from.
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 hearin... read more