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F##k, where's my jacket?

Clan Story

Chris Pantser recently sent us a story of a recent hunt that we thought was worth sharing...

This begins a few weeks back where myself and another mate had gone for a hunt up the Rakaia and met a good bugger at the hut named Jake Howard.

That night my other mate got a message on the Garmin that there was emergency at home and we had to leave the block at 11pm.  Jake said he would come with us, even after doing a 30km, 20 hour day at that point.

  

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Wild Venison Mince & Cheese Pie

Wild Venison Mince & Cheese Pie

I read in the newspaper today that the Kiwi pie is going global with pie shops opening up in Melbourne, Idaho and Prague. And why not, cause what’s better than meat and pastry combined together in a delicious parcel you can carry in one hand. So… here’s my recipe for the humble pie but made with high quality ingredients that you can make at home. Make sure you don’t forget to blow on it before eating, because when they come out of the oven they’ll be thermonuclear.

-MacLean Fraser, Executive Chef Artisan Dining House, Bolton Hotel

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Design Journey - The Arc Suit

Arc Suit

  Not every garment solution is off the shelf, some require much more research into fabric and design. When Northpower came to Swazi with challenges around their requirements for Blasting and Wash-down garments for work on the country’s high voltage power pylons, it compelled our Design Team to think out of the box, to be innovative not only with the design of the garments, but also with the fabric we would ultimately build.

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Wild Pork Terrine with Pistachio

Pork Terrine

Shot a pig? Great.

Now to do something with all that mince the butcher gave you or if you’re doing it yourself and you’ve a mincer, you can keep all that trim and turn it into mince. Mince is really versatile and a really good way of maximising your animal. 

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