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New Options from New Zealand Safaris

New Options from New Zealand Safaris

We’ve just added 3 new packages from New Zealand Safaris (formerly Kimihia Safaris): the Big Five package (Gold Medal Red Stag, Chamois, Fallow Buck, Bull Tahr, Arapawa Ram), a Gold Medal Red Stag Stopover package (2 day/1 night, for Gold Medal Game Estate Red Stag), and our new Southern Slam package (Trophy Bull Tahr, Nanny Tahr, Chamois, and Arapawa Ram Combo). … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arapawa Ram, Chamois, Fallow Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Red Stag

Hunting Season Report – Lake Hawea

Hunting Season Report – Lake Hawea

Chris McCarthy of Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris sent us this report: “Being a hunting guide you have two things in mind. One, to do your absolute best for each and every client, two, to send all your hunters away happy. Happy clients result in repeat business, they also talk with other hunters and that results in new business. Ken Slee approached me at the wild deer show earlier this year and asked if I would write a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Client Stories, Himalayan Tahr

New Fallow Deer Hunting Site

New Fallow Deer Hunting Site

Following the recent launch of our Himalayan Tahr hunting website, we’ve also launched a site specific to fallow deer hunting in New Zealand: www.fallowdeerhuntingnewzealand.com. Our single-species sites are focused on the animals themselves, the history of that species in New Zealand, trophy sizes and scoring systems, etc. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Fallow Deer

New Tahr Hunting Website

New Tahr Hunting Website

Following up on the launch of our website dedicated to red stag hunting in New Zealand, we’ve just today launched our Himalayan tahr hunting website, www.tahrhuntingnewzealand.com. Our single-species sites are focused on the animals themselves, the history of that species in New Zealand, trophy sizes and scoring systems, etc. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Himalayan Tahr

Air New Zealand: Best Long-haul Leisure Airline

Air New Zealand: Best Long-haul Leisure Airline

Our partners at Air New Zealand were proud to announce that the readers of the UK’s leading luxury travel magazine, Conde Nast, have voted Air New Zealand the Best Long-haul Leisure Airline in the Conde Nast Traveler Awards 2010. The announcement has just been made at the Readers’ Travel Awards 2010 in London, which acknowledges the very best the travel world has to offer. The category they have won is highly coveted and their score of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Press, Travel Info

The Hunting Report

The Hunting Report

Gary Lewis writes about his New Zealand hunting trip with Rodney to Glen Dene, one of our newest hunting partners in New Zealand. “Glen Dene is located, 21km from Wanaka and 125km from Queenstown. The 20,000-acre property runs north and south between Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka, and has access to another 25,000 acres between the lakes. This is a working ranch with cattle and flocks of sheep in fenced paddocks in the low country near … Read entire article »

Filed under: Press