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Glen Dene Station hosts HUNTS course

Glen Dene Station hosts HUNTS course

Glen Dene Station recently hosted the Hunter National Training Scheme (HUNTS) course, run by the New Zealand Deer Stalkers Association. Designed to allow novice and inexperienced hunters to become competent in basic hunting and bushcraft skills, the course includes camping for two nights in the bush and hunt red deer. You can read Stephen Jaquiery’s article in the Otago Times. Photo courtesy Stephen Jaquiery of the Otago Times. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Press, Red Stag

Video: View from Glen Dene Station

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Video: Hunting in the mountains west of Lake Hawea

Richard Burdon of Glen Dene Station, Rodney, and Gary Lewis from Bend, Oregon stalk a red stag at Glen Dene. … Read entire article »

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Video: Gary Lewis takes a red stag at Lake Hawea

Gary is hunting red stag here in the hills surrounding Lake Hawea with Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris and Richard Burdon of Glen Dene Station. … Read entire article »

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Video: Gary Lewis and his red stag

Taken at Glen Dene Station, Lake Hawea. … Read entire article »

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South Island Bowhunter Championships

South Island Bowhunter Championships

Central Otago Archers is hosting the 2011 South Island Bowhunter Championships, October 22-23, 2011 at Lake Hawea. For more information, see the contact emails and phone numbers on the registration form. … Read entire article »

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NZ Backcountry Spring Newsletter

NZ Backcountry Spring Newsletter

Allan Kircher, of NZ Backcountry Guides, sent us his latest newsletter. Read it here, and find out how you can win a 4-day fishing trip! … Read entire article »

Filed under: Client Stories, Press, Travel Specials

Hunting Honeymoon Testimonial

Matt Dunbar writes: “Rodney Smith truly helped put together a honeymoon of a lifetime! He nailed everything to a “T” and helped us every step of the way. Not only did we tag out on beautiful animals and pair us with an AMAZING guide, Don Cameron, but he supplied us with everything else we needed to travel the south island of NZ and always made sure that we were taken care of by checking in with us.” Read his full testimonial here. … Read entire article »

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Don Cameron’s 100% Season

Don Cameron’s 100% Season

Don Cameron, of Pure New Zealand Hunting, sent in these photos from last week’s client adventures, and reports that every one of his clients this season got each and every animal they’d booked (and some got more). Congratulations, Don! … Read entire article »

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Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris 2011 Season Report

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris 2011 Season Report

Chris McCarthy of Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris sent in a very detailed report on their 2011 season, including this great photo of a trophy bull tahr taken by Iain Ohara through a spotting scope at 700m. See Chris’ full 2011 hunting season report. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Client Stories, Himalayan Tahr