"All New Zealand hunters, whether they are dabblers or diehards, will enjoy these modern hunting tales about chasing deer, Chamois and Tahr in the forests and mountains of the North, South and Stewart Islands"
From the valleys of Te Urewera to the hinterlands of the South Island and across to the red, dusty lands of Australia, these stories weave through a landscape of adventure and amusement, populated by larger-than-life characters. These were men and women who lived whole-heartedly their back-country existence and were ready to jump into life at any moment, boots and all. A record of one man's hunting adventures and encounters with some real but unusual people in the remoter parts of New…
At the age of 85, Rex has many hunting, fishing and flying stories to share with his reader. Growing up on a large farm, it became necessary to generate a large proportion of their food requirements from the land. Rabbits, wild pork, venison and eels were welcome fair. Wild ducks, pheasants and trout in season, were considered a real treat. It was therefore not surprising he developed a love for the New Zealand bush.
Designed for both New Zealanders and people who want to talk to New Zealanders, How to Speak New Zenglish brings everyday Kiwi conversation to life with unnerving accuracy, and celebrates the mangled mess of a language we proudly call our own.
Jacqueline Fahey brought the curtain down at the end of her first memoir, Something for the Birds, after her marriage to Fraser McDonald. In Before I Forget she continues the story from this happy-ever-after moment, charting her life since