All the stories entered in our 2020 Hind Sight Competition will be uploaded on this page. If you’d like to enter and be in to win some great prizes, click here for all more information.


This is Dustin Murdock’s competition entry, a story about the Sika hind he harvested on a clearing in the silver/red beech bush of the upper Mohaka River. After watching for a while, Dustin decided to take her for meat. In preparation for his new career as an amateur biologist – he carried a digital luggage scale and recorded 15.3 kg without guts, head and hocks. Read the full story here.


This is Henry Melville’s entry, about the hind he killed with a clean shot while on a quick overnight hunt on the North Eastern faces of the Kaweka Range. He was surprised the hind and yearling were still living at 1100m which seemed quite high for July. The hind appeared to be in fair condition for the time of year and the environment she was living in. Read the full story here…