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Hunters Element Huxley Shirt

The Huxley is made from organic natural materials. When it’s finally covered in stains and full of holes and rips, don’t throw it in the bin; Just remove the label and chuck it in the compost. The buttons are even biodegradable wood.

Halal Hunting

Through my involvement with the Firearms Safety Training for the NZ Police, I am always reminded of the wide diversity of Firearms Owners and Hunters in New Zealand. Of particular interest to me, has been the feasibility and details surrounding Halal Hunting - what is permissible - what is achievable for Muslims wanting to hunt their own meat in Aoteroa.

Eating at Pasture: New Zealand’s restaurant of the year.

I do find it interesting that this year, Pasture came first, and Cazador the runner up - truly cementing this notion of...

The Performance and Expedition Ranges from Radix

What exactly is the difference between the two ranges and which one do I go for?

Raglan via the back roads!

It was time to head away on another mini-adventure. While not necessarily looking for narly trails, I did want to at least get off tar-seal. So, after a bit of research online, I decided on a trip down to Raglan via Port Waikato.

A trip to Hot Water Beach in the Defender

Two of my oldest and very best friends have long worked at holiday camps. Previously the Parkiri Beach Holiday Camp, and more previously, the Hot Water Beach Top 10 Holiday Park. For many, many years I have tried to regularly escape Auckland out to see them, and in the last few, the girls have been coming along as well.

Simple Blue Cheese Sauce (awesome on steak!)

Delicious, and good for inducing cheese sweats.

Precision Nutrition for Hunters and Shooters

First of all - I have to say, I am not a nutritional expert, nor qualified to dispense nutritional advice. Consult an expert, etc, etc, etc...

Hardcore Hardware’s Tac Pen

They had me with.. "we have incorporated a pointed tip for sensitive investigative work"

Making Better Stovetop Espresso

Life isn't all about guns, there is coffee as well. I recently learnt a couple of things I would like to share with you. You might like to try them out as well.
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Hunters Element Huxley Shirt

The Huxley is made from organic natural materials. When it’s finally covered in stains and full of holes and rips, don’t throw it in the bin; Just remove the label and chuck it in the compost. The buttons are even biodegradable wood.

Halal Hunting

Through my involvement with the Firearms Safety Training for the NZ Police, I am always reminded of the wide diversity of Firearms Owners and Hunters in New Zealand. Of particular interest to me, has been the feasibility and details surrounding Halal Hunting - what is permissible - what is achievable for Muslims wanting to hunt their own meat in Aoteroa.

Eating at Pasture: New Zealand’s restaurant of the year.

I do find it interesting that this year, Pasture came first, and Cazador the runner up - truly cementing this notion of...

The Performance and Expedition Ranges from Radix

What exactly is the difference between the two ranges and which one do I go for?

Raglan via the back roads!

It was time to head away on another mini-adventure. While not necessarily looking for narly trails, I did want to at least get off tar-seal. So, after a bit of research online, I decided on a trip down to Raglan via Port Waikato.

A trip to Hot Water Beach in the Defender

Two of my oldest and very best friends have long worked at holiday camps. Previously the Parkiri Beach Holiday Camp, and more previously, the Hot Water Beach Top 10 Holiday Park. For many, many years I have tried to regularly escape Auckland out to see them, and in the last few, the girls have been coming along as well.

Simple Blue Cheese Sauce (awesome on steak!)

Delicious, and good for inducing cheese sweats.

Precision Nutrition for Hunters and Shooters

First of all - I have to say, I am not a nutritional expert, nor qualified to dispense nutritional advice. Consult an expert, etc, etc, etc...

Hardcore Hardware’s Tac Pen

They had me with.. "we have incorporated a pointed tip for sensitive investigative work"

Making Better Stovetop Espresso

Life isn't all about guns, there is coffee as well. I recently learnt a couple of things I would like to share with you. You might like to try them out as well.
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Backcountry Hut Etiquette for Hunters and Trampers

While the ultimate, of course, is having a remote bivy (small hut) to just yourself and your mates, for some of the more accessible and bigger huts, there is a very good chance you are going to be sharing a hut with other trampers and hunters. As ambassadors for tramping, hunting, and just being nice human beings, there are some basic principles we should all be applying A lot of this comes down to one simple principle - consideration for others. Consideration for others is the simplest and best guide for co-inhabiting a hut. It is not a bad starting point for humanity either. This article puts forward some simple considerations and pointers for the next time you find yourself in a shared hut.

5.11 AMP pack

You may have already seen my review/talk about the Molle Belt Rig I have switched over too. I mentioned the idea of...

Rolife Ferris Wheel – a DIY Music Box

One thing about the lockdown with kids - you get to play with toys more! With two little ones in the house, we have been looking for options to keep them engaged and busy. When my partner turned up with a couple of these I was intrigued.

A chat with Caylen Wojcik

Caylen Wojcik is a face that some of you will already know quite well. I first came across him...

The Svord Santoku

The Santoku style knife has become rather popular in the last few years - it's almost safe to say it is the hipster hunter knife of choice. 😉 So, what is the Santoku knife, what benefit (if any) does it provide, and why should you consider picking up one of the phenomenal Svord made ones?

Lockdown project for kids: Crush cans with a bowl of water!

Being at home with the kids for the last couple of weeks has, to be fair, been a little bit of a...

In close, should I aim high or low?

I hear the comment quite regularly - 'I got in real close to the animal - but just couldn't seem to get the bullets to go where I was aiming - I was so close, I must have had to aim lower, right?' Well, no. If you aimed lower, there is a good chance you put a round under the animal - or worse still - into a leg. But why? Oh. Maths!

An interview with Mike Rudling – the founder of Radix Nutrition

I have had the pleasure of speaking to Mike Rudling from Radix a few times now, and his level of focus has...

Power Breakfasts – two options from Radix Nutrition

Radix Nutrition provides a variety of options - and sometimes it can be a little challenge to figure out which one to...

The Beard is gone. Long live the Beard.

I had decided to do this a couple of weeks ago, for a variety of reasons, and, last Sunday I entered the...
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