The big black grizzly bears of the southern alps as we call them. The Bull Tahr are undoubtingly the undisputed champions of the mountains here in New Zealand. These sure footed alpine animals live in the most rugged and steep terrain New Zealand has to offer, the Southern Alps. Tahr, originating from tallest mountains [...]
In May to June in New Zealand the Himalayan Tahr aren’t the only animals in the steep alpine peaks getting frisky with the opposite sex. The Chamois rut is in full swing as well. The male Chamois move from their solitary locations to find females coming into heat. Catching this action doesn’t come easy, it [...]
A long flight and costly air fares don’t need to keep you from booking your dream vacation. When people think of traveling to New Zealand the thoughts that typically come to mind are the air fares and long flight. Both of these subjects need to be revisited to give you a brighter outlook for [...]
In New Zealand we have the pleasure of hunting many species of animals, and many species means the pleasure of hunting multiple ruts. The Red deer rut kicks New Zealand off as the first rutting season starting in March. Following the Red Deer rut is the Fallow deer rut. The Fallow deer rut is a [...]
This time of the year in New Zealand is the beginning of fall, and the stags that roam the hills are coming into the most exciting time of the year, the “rut.” The “rut”, or otherwise known as the “roar” for the red deer starts in the month of March and goes through April in New Zealand.
Mothers, fathers, grandparents, aunties, uncles, we all have children around us, lets gets them outside and into the great outdoors. Here in New Zealand we are going into winter and we are in the middle of our hunting season.
The Red Stag roar began mid March and ended at the end of April, with some magnificent stags hunted, and some very happy clients. The red stag rut is always an exciting period for our hunters, there is nothing like the lion like roar bellowing out across the valley.
The country’s Pacific Rim cuisine is based on its abundance of wonderful fresh produce. Tender lamb, beef, pork, venison, succulent green-lipped mussels, Bluff oysters, crayfish (lobster), paua (abalone), whitebait, scallops, salmon, deep-sea fish and, of course, kiwifruit.
New Zealand’s North Island is blessed with a mild maritime climate ranging from subtropical in the Far North to temperate in the rest of the island. The land was moulded aeons ago by the fierce fires of countless volcanoes - the last eruption was as recent as 1996, when giant Mt Ruapehu blew its top.