The article “Red Deer at Manapouri” written by Harold T. Thomas appears at pp 3 to 5 of Volume 1, No. 4, February, 1928, Wellington, N.Z. of The New Zealand Fishing & Shooting Gazette. Follow this link to read the full article.
The Gazette: Amongst the Red Deer at Lake Hawea, Vol 1, No 2, Article Three
The article “Amongst the Red Deer at Lake Hawea” written by Robt. H. Scott appears at pp 17 & 18 of Volume 1, No. 2, December, 1927, Wellington, N.Z. of The New Zealand Fishing & Shooting Gazette. Follow this link to read the full article.
Kevin J. Whitelaw: New Zealand’s Hunting Legends
Review rating 8.5 out of 10.
Originally published as a series of 20 articles for Rod & Rifle magazine, Whitelaws interesting stories about notable, historical New Zealand hunting figures have been compiled and printed under one binding … read more
Peter Harker: Protectors of Our Environment
Review rating 7.5 out of 10.
Prepared on behalf of the Otago Acclimatisation Society, Peter Harker records the history of the introduction of deer to Otago in this profusely illustrated book. With a focus on red deer and their famous trophy heads, there are also interesting chapters about fallow deer, sika and chital … read more
D. Bruce Banwell: The Golden Days of Stalking
Review rating 9 out of 10.
Bruce Banwell has complied and edited the diaries written by great deerstalker, Archie Kitto, to produce this work about stalking trophy red deer heads of the Otago and South Westland herds during the 1920s and 1930s … read more
D. Bruce Banwell: Highland Stags of Otago
Review rating 9.5 out of 10.
Bruce Banwell’s highly recommended, desirable, and classic work, Highland Stags of Otago (1968), embodies all the characteristics of its subject matter, the trophy royal red deer stag, and is so eloquently illustrated by its cover image “The Monarch of the Glen“. It is a “trophy book” of the highest order … read more