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Free range hunting trips in New Zealand, real hunting with a real hunter.

Perfect Shot and then one confused youngster

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In search of a representative winter chamois headmount

The rifle recoiled against my shoulder and shortly afterwards I uttered my favourite expletive-twice! Pulling the bolt back carefully I cupped the prized empty Lapua case and slid it into the pocket of my Ridgeline jacket and then rammed home … Continue reading

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Chamois at 376 meters

The long climb through the bush eventually resulted in me emerging into the damp low bank of clouds. I was thankful for the lack of sun for there was little water to be had but at the same time I … Continue reading

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In search of a summer cham headskin

The snow continued falling diagonally across the frozen landscape with the aid of a vigorous southerly wind. I had climbed through first rain and then hail and finally snow and was now camped on the bush edge both tired and … Continue reading

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Follow up to Be on the tops at daybreak

A week later and I am again trudging into the same area as the privious article and I see these guys enroute great highlight for the trip. There is no need to shoot and I manage to get my pack … Continue reading

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The Andrew Briggs Story

  There was a fair amount of planning going into the trip and numerous amounts of emails were exchanged over the six months prior to Andrew’s arrival in New Zealand. He expressed a wish to hunt chamois and Tahr in … Continue reading

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New Country to Recce In time of the Roar

The map showed a tarn on the bush edge it also showed that the contours were not overly huddled together.  The map also revealed that there was plenty of area both north and south of the tarn that was viable … Continue reading

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