Good on you, Mike!
Congratulations to Mike Baczwaski, who joined us for an unforgettable hunt from April 16th to 22nd, 2023. During his time with us, Mike achieved an extraordinary feat, harvesting a magnificent Premium Gold Medal Red Stag with an impressive SCI score of 432. This remarkable trophy exemplifies the exceptional hunting experiences that await at Glen Dene. ... read more.
Venison Meatballs! Yum!
Venison mince and a meatball recipe. Our kitchen team said “yum” instantly and turned it into a delicious lunch with a little bit of a Glen Dene twist (pictured above). It was so good that we’ve made it for dinner twice, wowing our guests and getting requests for the recipe. You asked, so here it ... read more.
Gear List for 2024 – Be prepared!
Are you gearing up for an unforgettable hunting expedition at Glen Dene? We certainly are and we’re getting prepared with all the right gear to ensure your safety and the best possible results for your trip! To ensure your trip is both comfortable and successful, we’ve compiled a checklist of essential items to pack: Gear ... read more.
A Qualmark Gold First!
We are thrilled to share some fantastic news with you: Qualmark’s Sustainable Tourism Business (STB) Criteria has achieved a remarkable milestone by becoming the first in New Zealand to attain GSTC-Recognised Status from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). What this means for us here at Glen Dene Hunting and Fishing is that we can ... read more.
Ewe missed out on a glorious day!
A few of us “ladies” got together on Saturday 5th August for a hunt courtesy of Richard and Sarah Burdon at Glen Dene Station. Eight of us (plus Higgie and Scott) met at dawn, paired up with our buddies, had a quick briefing, and off we went. I was really excited to be on a hunt ... read more.
Glen Dene Ladies Hunt
On August 5th 2023 we have organised a Ladies Hunt at Glen Dene Station for the Upper Clutha Deerstalkers Association female members. We’re excited to offer this very special experience and can’t wait to host the women’s only day. Numbers will be restricted so make sure you contact the organisers today to ensure you don’t ... read more.
Sarah and I were recently awarded Honorary Membership of the Upper Clutha Deerstalkers in recognition and appreciation of our generosity over many years. We have made our stunning high country station, Glen Dene Station, available for Branch events, which we feel incredibly honoured to have done. Glen Dene, while it is our home and we ... read more.
Chamois Flatbread by Chef Holly Hearn
Holly Hearn from Game Girl Gourmet shares her recipe for Chamois Flatbread. Prep time: 1 hour Cook time 15-20 minutes Serves: 5 as a meal 15 as a snack Ingredients For the dough 1 tsp active dry or instant yeast 1 tsp granulated sugar 3/4 cup warm water 2 cups ap flour 1 ... read more.
Travel Visas & Firearms License
Things to watch out for when travelling to New Zealand in 2023 A trip of a lifetime to Glen Dene Hunting & Fishing in New Zealand is always an exciting experience to look forward to but before you get here some paperwork needs to be taken care of. We have put together some ... read more.
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