“This is real deer country, right from the start of the bush edge. The walk is soft, the
direction is constant, and you are just looking and tuning in to being in the bush and
carrying a rifle. The roar is here, and anything can happen.”
James Passmore explores some of New Zealand’s greatest wildernesses with expeditions into
the Southern Alps for Tahr, South Westland for trophy stags and deepest Fiordland searching
for the lost Moose.
The New Zealand Wilderness Hunter contains some of James Passmore’s finest deer hunting
stories as well as descriptions of solo wilderness adventures and the philosophy of a
James Passmore is an outdooors magazine writer based in Dunedin and author of “The New
Zealand Hunting Rifle”.