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.

Posted: July 19, 2023 Tags: Category: Uncategorized

Honorary Members!

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.

Posted: July 19, 2023 Tags: Category: Uncategorized

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.

Posted: May 15, 2023 Tags: Category: Recipe

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.

Posted: February 28, 2023 Tags: Category: Travel Updates

Qualmark Gold

  “A Qualmark award signifies your experience is one of the most high-quality experiences New Zealand has to offer.” Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organization, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experiences in New Zealand. It helps businesses become more sustainable from a people, planet and profit perspective. In New Zealand, ... read more.

Posted: February 01, 2023 Tags: Categories: Featured, Sustainability, Team at Glen Dene

Sweet & Spicy Venison Jerky

This super tasty venison jerky is sweet, smoky, and spicy.   Prep Time: 15mins Cook Time: 4hrs Additional Time: 1 day Serving 8 Ingredients ½ cup teriyaki sauce ½ cup Worcestershire sauce ½ cup brown sugar ⅓ cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons liquid smoke flavoring 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 pound venison, cut into 1/4 thick strips Directions ... read more.

Posted: January 31, 2023 Tags: Category: Recipe

Venison Bacon Burger

Whether it’s a long hot summers day in New Zealand or snowing outside as you hang the Christmas stockings, you can’t go wrong with a venison bacon burger. These tasty, juicy venison burgers make a great change from normal beef patties.   Prep Time: 20mins Cook Time: 20mins Additional Time: 20mins Total Time: 1 hour ... read more.

Posted: December 20, 2022 Tags: Category: Recipe

Woman’s Hunt on Glen Dene with Erica & Brenda

The Upper Clutha Ladies hunting group were unable to head away on their planned Hukarere hunting weekend, but they were able to organise an excellent day hunt after putting the idea to Richard Burdon at Glen Dene. Erica Phiskie writes about her experience. Brenda and I paired up and James the cameraman tagged along with ... read more.

Posted: December 20, 2022 Tags: Category: Hunting

Bacon-Wrapped Venison Tenderloin with Garlic Cream Sauce

Prep Time: 15mins Cook Time: 1hr 10mins Serving 6 Ingredients 6 thick slices bacon 2 (3/4 pound) venison tenderloin roasts 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided ¼ teaspoon onion powder, divided kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons butter 1 (8 ounce) package sliced cremini mushrooms 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped green onion, or more to taste ½ cup heavy whipping cream, or more to taste   Method Preheat ... read more.

Posted: November 23, 2022 Tags: Category: Recipe

Venison Salad with Blueberry

Rich blueberries make a tangy dressing that’s a perfect foil for the rich flavour of wild venison minute steaks. This is summer on a plate. Ingredients 75g pearl barley 1 garlic A handufl of rosemary, leaves only 2 wild venison minute steaks 125g blueberries 1 lemon 1 red onion 1 orange 100g baby leaf spinach ... read more.

Posted: June 06, 2022 Tags: Category: Recipe

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