Trophy Hunting (free range and game estate) in New Zealand for Red Stag, Fallow Buck, Bull Tahr and Buck Chamois.

Located in the pristine mountains of the South Island of New Zealand is a secluded trophy hunting ranch on 25,000 acres of private land known as The Hossack. Some of the best trophy hunting for NZ's big game animals can be found there. The testimonials on this website from our hunters tell the story of their successful hunts and friendships made.

Accommodation options for hunters and non hunters include relaxing with us at the Hossack's ranch accommodation from where you hear the stags roaring in the rut and the early morning and late evening native birdsong to staying at nearby 5 star accommodation.

When you have secured your trophies the local tourist township of Hanmer Springs contains thermal springs and offers many tourist activities.

For fantastic guided trophy hunting, privacy and genuine Kiwi hospitality contact John at or phone +64 27 2289915.

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Read articles written about the Hossack by top hunters

Craig Boddington with a Sika StagThe best ever hunt for free-range red stag!  Beautiful country, lots of deer – you are doing a wonderful job at Hossack Station and it’s only going to get better!  Many thanks for a super experience!

Craig Boddington and Donna Grey, USA (March 2006)

Read an article by Craig Boddington featuring the Hossack



Greg MortonWhere in the world can a hunting client take a wild 14 point stag, hunt giant chamois buck, and harvest two rare Canterbury blue wild pigs, just two hours from an international airport. There is such a place. It is called The Hossack: just north of Christchurch:NZ, and I have just returned from the amazing adventure listed above. Thanks John and Jeremy: What a place!

Greg Morton: The Hunting Report: April 2010

Read an article on Management Hunting on the Hossack by Greg Morton

Read an article by Greg Morton featuring the Hossack
in the May edition of The Hunting Report



Mark RohdeCame to hunt Red Stag and enjoyed my time here immensely. Great company with John, Stephen, Chris and Andy. Took 14 pt stag and pigs. The Red deer really get me going. Can’t wait to tell my Aussie mates about this great hunting adventure.

Mark Rohde, Australian Shikar (May 2010)

Read an article by Mark Rohde featuring the Hossack
from the Australian Hunting Net

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