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AAR – Tarata Medium Range and Hunter’s Match

Another great event put on by the crew from Gillice Practical Shooting Events.

PSNZ22 Rimfire Competition March AAR

Well, the weather was truly on our side for this one. We seem to have managed to get the one fine day between two cyclones! A fun day of Rimfire Competition!

AAR – Tarata Medium Range Shooting Competition

I haven't traditionally done an AAR (after action report) for shoots - but have decided (or realised) that it's a great way of reflecting on how I shot, what I did well, what I could do better.

The general public and firearms awareness.

The general public know a lot less about firearms in NZ than you might think. This is both a good and bad thing.

PSNZ22 Rimfire Competition

Our second #PSNZ22 rimfire field shoot is done! 30 shooters turned up for another challenge but fun day of rimfire shooting. While some of the...
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IPSC Mini at the Auckland Shooting Club

A fast paced, fun shooting discipline - the ASC recently held it's first IPSC Mini competition.

3 Gun Nationals 2017 – Rotorua NZ

This is my first ever shooting competition, just got my rifle and shotgun a week before the event so I was greener than my...

A couple of reviews for our LRS-L1 Shooting Course

A couple of reviews have come in for our recent Long Range Shooting - Level 1 Fundamentals Course. Through conversations both online and at the range,...

The PSNZ22 Field Steel Rimfire Contest – March

I know. The weather report is atrocious. Let's all go outside and shoot!

Kaipara Long Range Field Shoot

Now, we have a series of Field Shoot competitions around New Zealand, and we are going to endeavour to get along to them and showcase them to the country.

Man Vs Man 2017

As always, a geat day, very well run and another example of some safe, exciting practical shooting in New Zealand!

Popping the Event Cherry

This past weekend I attended my first ever shooting event, run by the good lads at Gillice Practical Rifle Events in conjunction with Ruahine...

Silhouette Sniper – New Caledonia

The recent Kaipara Field Steel shoot has a couple of international shooters attend. A group of four from New Caledonia headed down and ended up...

Kaipara Field Steel – March 2016

A brisk morning quickly warmed up as a field of twenty shooters went through the safety briefing prior to the Field Steel shoot.

The Warkworth Pistol Club

The Warkworth Pistol Club - every time I visit there I met new people, have a great time and want to head back.

Tarata Medium Range Shoot

The Tarata Medium Range Shoot involves targets between 100m and about 600m. It is a great shoot for people wanting to extend their hunting rifle shooting that little bit further.

Range Report – 15/06/15

It was a grey and wet day - with a couple of showers threatening to soak us - however, the heavy rain held off and I had a chance to have a play with a pile of new bits and pieces!

Range Day – Akarana-City Rifle Range – 400/500/600

Time to stretch the rifle out further.

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