Hunting Aotearoa

October 2019

Season 10 Episode 17 - The Hanrahan Brothers

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On the outskirts of Oamaru, Matua is stalking the red and fallow deer with the Hanrahan brothers - Damian, Paddy and Simon.

Season 10 Episode 16 - Taihape Rod And Rifle Club Competition

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The annual Taihape Rod and Rifle Club competition is underway. There can be only one winner of the Bugs Bowser Shield and the competition is fierce.

Season 10 Episode 15 - Total Safari South

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Total Safari NZ guides, Matt Breach and Chris Wise take Matua to Pohuenui Station in Marlborough Sounds, one of the 'jewel of the sounds'.

Season 10 Episode 14 - Super 4 Woodhill

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Weigh-in for the Super 4 hunting comp is underway and later Matua heads out with the Rotoiti Recreational Hunting Club, who are proactively managing the decline of pig numbers in the region.

Season 10 Episode 13 - Super 4 2013

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This week Matua heads to Taihape to help the locals prepare for the Sir Howard Morrison Super 4 hunting competition. Matua also learns about antler removal and the business of deer velvet.

Season 10 Episode 12 - The Hunters Butcher

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Matua hunts with the Hunting Aotearoa butcher, James Brown. Head shepherd Matt Clarke will host this hunting excursion at Pukerua Station near Gisborne with deer being the target species.

Season 10 Episode 11 - 200th Episode

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In the 200th episode of Hunting Aotearoa, the film crew reflects on their experiences over the past 10 years and we go behind-the-scenes of the Mount Cook Tahr episode.
September 2019

Season 10 Episode 10 - Mount Cook Tahr

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This week Matua heads to the Jollie Valley in the Mt Cook National Park. He's joined by taxidermist Kerry O'Rourke who regularly hunts the tahr of Ka Tiritiri o te Moana - The Southern Alps.

Season 10 Episode 9 - Polaris Big 4

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This week Matua heads to the East Coast for a hunt with Ken Griffins, organiser of the Polaris Big 4. He then heads to Te Puna for the weigh in and to see who has won this year's competition.

Season 10 Episode 8 - Rakiura

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Matua heads to Stewart Island which offers up the best of hunting both on land and sea. The target species is the elusive white tail deer, with hunters Riki Walls and Shane Armstrong.