The Hunt for an 11-point Stag
We recently hosted Tony Pizzata from Sporting Shooter magazine for a hunt. Working with our guide Raynardt, Tony managed to bag an 11-pointer Red Stag on his trip. Tony plans to return next year, this time with his wife. In his words “she will be impressed” when talking about our new geo dome accommodation. Here’s ... read more.
Top Spa and Relaxation Activities in Wanaka
Top Spa and Relaxation Activities in Wanaka We know it’s not always about the hunt when our guests come hunting with us, especially for our non-hunting guests. When visiting Glen Dene Hunting & Fishing to hunt red stag, we know that most of our guests are here to explore our region and we host our ... read more.
Al Brown’s seared venison salad with pinot reduction
Al Brown’s seared venison salad with pinot reduction Pinot noir syrup Place all syrup ingredients in a saucepan and put over medium heat. Reduce to a syrup consistency; about 5 to 10 minutes. Remember the syrup will be a lot thicker once cooled. Garlic & thyme roasted Portabella mushrooms Preheat the oven to 170 ̊C. ... read more.
Cross Hill domes win best new build
The Camp Lake Hawea takes out title of best new build for unique geo dome project A multi-million-dollar eco-dome glamping retreat on the shores of Lake Hawea has taken out the title of best new build over $100,000 at an industry awards ceremony last weekend. The Camp, a quintessential Kiwi camping ground located in park-like ... read more.
Air New Zealand Update International Travel
Air New Zealand has recently adjusted its International operating schedule for October – December 2021 signalling their intentions to operate to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Honolulu, Hong Kong, Singapore, Narita, Taipei, Shanghai and Seoul. Beyond January, International Schedules are loaded for travel equivalent to pre-Covid operations, which is encouraging to hear. At this time ... read more.
Top Five Wineries in Wanaka
Top Five Wineries Wanaka, New Zealand Wanaka is often overlooked by the uninitiated when it comes to wine and vineyards, playing a second fiddle to the more famous Central Otago wineries. However, Wanaka punches well above its weight in the world of wine and is known by those in the know as a spectacular location ... read more.
Venison meatballs with wild mushrooms
This recipe uses venison mince which can be minced at home using the neck, the front end, lower legs and flanks part of the animal. While mince is deemed the ‘cheaper’ part of the animal, this meatball dish scream luxury and if you are lucky enough to have wild mushrooms growing near you, by all means ... read more.
Brent Morgan from Canterbury
Read on to read Brent’s Glen Dene Hunting Story – an in-depth look into a hunting trip with Glen Dene and his successful hunt for Red Stag and wild pigs. Last year Dad, Uncle Denis and I had the opportunity to hunt on Glen Dene Station near Wanaka. Glen Dene is famous for its trophy ... read more.
Dick Dodds Interview with owner Richard Burdon
Glen Dene Station owner Richard Burdon sat down with Chris and Dick Dodds from The Branch at Elkhorn Outdoors to talk about the New Zealand High Country, hunting, diversifying your business in a covid world and welcoming hunters back to Glen Dene Station. Watch the interview here read more.
Alex & Rod Triffitt Hunt, May 2021
We have a mixture of guests at Glen Dene Hunting & Fishing, from couples on their first hunt together, to groups and father and son getaways. It’s always nice to see fathers and sons bonding over the hunting experience and we loved hosting and Alex and Rod from Tasmania recently. While we miss our European ... read more.