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New Zealand - 07/29/17
Anyone remember Ken Briggs from NZ Deers Cullers Inc back in the 60's? I think he was living in the southland area at the time.
New Zealand - 07/04/17
My dad Tom lewis culled under harry vipond and also trained hunters we lived in Rotorua dad worked in kaimanawas kawekas etc.. talked about cullers winning a shoot off against police and army.. any help pic stories would be great
NZ - 05/17/17
my grandfather basil powell was a packman carting in supplies into makaroroa and I have an internal affairs photo dated 1920's- 1930's of him and on horse back in the landsborough river bed would like to see if there are any other photos or information held. any advice on a starting point to look would be appreciated.
New Zealand - 04/23/17
A couple weeks ago I sent a photo of a tree carved by cullers in the 1940's Vic Erceg etc to your info email address. Did you get it? Your online contact link does not work.
NZ - 02/19/17
I worked for Brian Carson, NW Urewera.1970/71.colleagues were George Black,Bruce Pope.(cullers)
Huts were Mangamako,Waihua,Apiti,Wharekahika/
Otanueri/ Kanihi/Te aniani, Ohora/ Onepu.
Alan Rea at Ruatahuna, and legends Chris Fuller and Denny Foote.
I was just a kid (16) and it was an awesome experience
New Zealand - 02/06/17
GOLDEN HILLS HUT mustering hut used by deer cullers near Ngamatea sheep station. Owners of the land, Owhaoko B&D Trust are wanting to restore the old mustering hut and preserve it as an historic sight. It was used a lot by deer cullers and rabbiters as well. Does anyone have photos dating before 1980's? Earlier the better. I read where some deer cullers renovated it a little in 1956/7. Would be grateful for any info. Thanks.
Australia - 09/27/16
I am looking for any information at all in relation to my late Uncle Brian Grady, killed deer culling in the Haast in April 1949. I have been twice to his grave when growing up.
Any help much appreciated.
Australia - 09/11/16
Good afternoon, my name is Daniel and I'm currently completing a university assignment on the new Zealand Deer Cull. Can you please tell me how many people were killed and injured as a result of the cull? I'm sorry if this sounds insensitive, my assignment focusses on the positive aspects of the industry, but I can't seem to find this information and it's important to set up the background and show how difficult the job was. Thank you.
Spain - 06/07/13
Would like to get in touch with Tudor co Palmer from Singapore.
My father James could have been mIke s brother
Australia - 04/22/13
Started Deer Culling 1966-1971,Hobnail expressed Eyre Mountains,Takitimus,Ureweras,Mt Humpheys,Kaiangaroa and Minganui Forests,Taranaki,Cullers, Bosses etc
John Von Tunzelman
Evan Brunton and theirs more
New Zealand - 04/10/13
I am researching four Ruahine NZFS Huts: Smiths Stream (Creek), Sentry Box, Top Maropea, and Waterfall. Archive info. has given me bugger all, so a chat with the original builders and cullers who used the hut would be the best info. Also pictures would be gold, be it pre-existing tent camps and old photos of the hut. Memorable stories of life in and around the hut I need as well. Cheers.
New Zealand - 03/26/13
wow at last I found the site for ex
deercullers in nz was talking to dave Pratt & he put me onto this site I stared my deer culling day,s in Ashley Clinton back of Waipawa in 67 I am very please that at long last I may get to meet some of the Boy,s again soon Glenn
New Zealand - 05/28/12
I worked for the Manawatu Rabbit Board after leaving culling in 1969 and met another older culler there Ken Payne. He told me that there had been another hut on the Ruahine Corner Hut site previous to the one before the one there now. The one ther now is the third. Does anyone have a photo of that first one?
Spain - 05/23/12
Trying to trace mike palmer, born in ronda sapin 1925. Later in his life deer hunter and sailotin rotorua new zealand.
NZ - 05/19/12
I was recently on a flight from Bangkok to Sydney, and I was sitting next to Ray Borrows. He recounted some fascinating stories from his days as a deer culler with the NZFS. (He was returning from Bangkok, having had a replacement glass eye inserted. He said he lost an eye in one of the three helicopter crashes that he had been in!)
Anyway, he mentioned that his NZFS Hunters Monogram had been stolen in a theft, and he was keen to obtain another one. Do you know of anyone who may have a spare one or who would be willing to sell theirs? I believe the monogram is the one featured on the cover of "The Deer Menace" by Lynn H Harris.
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