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Kuiu Peleton 240 Hoodie

In the spring of 2016(October) I was gifted a 240 Peleton hoodie by James Dorret. At the time I didnt think much of it, but it has become one the most used pieces of gear I own. Kuiu launched the Peleton line in 2015, using Primaflex fabric from Toray. Primaflex is a polyester knit fabric, […]

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Scarpa Grand Dru GTX

Scarpa is a well Known Italian boot maker that have been producing quality footwear since the 1930s. I picked a pair of their ‘Grand Dru GTX’ at the start of my 2017 season and worn them extensively throughout 2017 and 2018. The Grand Dru is a classic mountaineering boot based off Scarpa’s ever popular Mont […]

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Twin Needle Stock Pack

Stock pack fitted to my Tikka .300wsm For those that don’t know, Twin Needle is a small company based in Christchurch which specialises in custom gear modifications, repairs, and produces its own products for the hunting and ‘tactical’ market. I first used their services 3 years ago when I had a sleeping bag repaired and […]

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The Red Deer of New Zealand

There is probably no other species in New Zealand that has as much confusion and controversy surrounding it than the Red stag. I hope to give an overview of the history of red deer in New Zealand and help people better understand what they can expect from a stag hunt here. Red deer(Cervus elaphus) are native […]

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New Zealand: What’s All The Fuss About?

If you haven’t heard about hunting in New Zealand by now, you must have been living under a rock somewhere. But amidst all the hype and debates about high-fence, DIY vs guided and everything in between you’ve likely been left with more questions than answers. If you’re a serious, free-range mountain and wilderness hunter like […]

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