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Pure New Zealand with Don Cameron

Pure New Zealand with Don Cameron

We’re pleased to add three hunting options with Don Cameron of Pure New Zealand: a Himalayan bull and nanny tahr hunt in the Cass River valley, a combo hunt for free range red stag, tahr, and South Pacific goat, and a wallaby and other small game hunt on a ranch near Waimate. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Himalayan Tahr, Red Stag, South Pacific Goat, Wallaby

Hunting Report – NZ Backcountry Guides

Hunting Report – NZ Backcountry Guides

This report just in from Allan Kircher of NZ Backcountry Guides: “One of the most enjoyable things about being a hunting guide is the number of father and son or husband and wife teams that I get to spend time in the hills with. This hunting season has been no exception and I have had a very memorable season so far guiding several family groups on red stag, tahr and chamois. One of my most memorable … Read entire article »

Filed under: Client Stories, Himalayan Tahr, Red Stag

Bull Tahr with 13″ Horns – Lake Hawea

Bull Tahr with 13″ Horns – Lake Hawea

Martin Mason of Denmark optimised his wilderness hunt taking two nine year old bull tahr and one nice chamois. The biggest bull carried extremely heavy horns over 13 inches in length, with 10 inch bases. The body size of this animal is massive, only the western side of the Southern Alps has the appropriate feed to grow animals so big. This bull would have been interesting to hang up on the scales, estimated to be … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chamois, Client Stories, Himalayan Tahr

New Zealand Safaris photos

New Zealand Safaris photos

New Zealand Safaris has sent us 4 pages of great new photos from our clients’ trips, and we’ve posted those to the New Zealand Safaris photo gallery. Included: chamois, red stag, Himalayan tahr, and Arapawa rams. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arapawa Ram, Chamois, Client Stories, Himalayan Tahr, Red Stag

Silver Medal Red Stag and Bull Tahr Combo

Silver Medal Red Stag and Bull Tahr Combo

I have just wrapped up a great Sportsmen’s show season and as a result met a lot of new friends. The following is one of our specials from the shows, and isn’t on our website list yet. Probably the two most sought after animals in New Zealand is the Red Stag and Himalayan Bull Tahr. We are currently offering and all inclusive package that includes a Himalayan Bull Tahr, a Silver Medal Red Stag … Read entire article »

Filed under: Himalayan Tahr, Red Stag, Travel Specials