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From Namibia to Ngamatea

“Look at this!” said David Morris, offering his phone. The photo showed a handsome animal with long, curved horns. “Got it in Namibia,” he added. The Sable Antelope was one of several trophies he had brought back from Africa. “But I’ve always wanted to hunt Ngamatea Station and we’ve been...
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‘Mad’ Mike Owens

I first heard of ‘Mad’ Mike Owens as the go-to guy for scoping out tradies to profile in this magazine. However, he took me by surprise by nominating himself alongside a bunch of other prospects. I figured that if the bloke signs off his emails as ‘Mad Mike’ then he...
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2019 Rheem Big 6 challenge review

01 Day... 02 Hours... 10 minutes When Whangaparaoa plumber Glenn Keating heard he had won the draw through Chesters Plumbing to take on the Rheem Big 6 Challenge, he thought he had a good chance of being the first to crack all six. For Glenn has a long history of...
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Ngamatea Wilderness

When 14-year-old Logan Juchnowicz visited Lake Tarawera in January with his father Stan, little did he know he was going to tick off a few ‘firsts’. A stalwart of the plumbing industry, Stan enjoys heading out onto the lake or into the hills to chase trout and deer, and being...
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Targa Adventure

Targa Adventure

The Targa The Targa is an iconic event in NZ’s road racing calendar. The Targa Competition is the passport to driving as fast as you dare through scenic and technically challenging Kiwi roads, testing your driving and navigating capability, and your service crews’ tenacity. On the other hand, the Targa...
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Matapa Chasm

Rheem On Board in Niue

With its rocky coves, expansive forests and crystalline coastal waters for as far as the eye can see, Niue is an untouched island paradise – and it was the setting for the trip of a lifetime for a lucky group of Kiwi plumbers. Nothing like a swim in 27 degree...
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Rheem V8 Supersprints Gearing up for NZ

Rheem are proud partners of the premier Supercars squad, the Shell V-Power Racing Team Rheem New Zealand is proud to continue its partnership with the premier Supercars squad for the 2018 season. The #12 and #17 Shell V-Power Racing Fords will continue to display the Rheem logo for all 15-rounds...
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The sika deer come out every evening right by the hut, and are not concerned about the vehicle.

Free-Range Hunting at it’s Finest

Occasionally a trip comes along which sets new benchmarks; where achieving “firsts” takes on a whole new meaning. It all started on a very cold morning at Subway in Waiouru. Now very few people make the journey to Waiouru just to have Subway’s chunky sandwiches but in this instance it...
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Bowden’s Big Six Challenge

The first rod went off just as the second one had been set. As he grabbed the rod, Noel Bowden joked: “If it all goes like this, we’ll be finished by tonight!” “Well, fishing and hunting isn’t always like this, Noel,” Geoff Thomas replied. “But it’s a hell of a start!”...
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The Reel Deal

You can’t beat a whopper weekend catch, served with a side of philanthropy. This year’s Chesters ‘Fanatical Fishos’ Annual Fishing Competition, running February 16 and 17, was the biggest yet, raising a stunning $6,000 for the Titirangi Volunteer Coastguard and another $6,000 for Legasea. Even the sun shone its support...
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