The Hunt

The Roar

The roar (the period prior to mating season) at Makapua Station starts late March and ends in late April. The roar is always spectacular with large numbers of stags fighting for supremacy… Read more



The herd originated from the Windsor Park strain of Red Deer and actually happened by accident. Many years ago, a trailer load of deer rolled at the nearby Makapua Bridge and the escapees are the nucleus of the indigenous Red Deer herd on Makapua… Read More



Each hunt is personally guided by either Colin or one of his hand picked guides (if more than two hunters come in the same party). The majority of deer are shot in the evening or early morning on the bush edge with good bush hunting during the day… Read More



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