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Clan Member Benjamin Pigott in the Subantarctic

Clan Story

Clan Member Benjamin Pigott was awarded a True Young Explorer Scholarship to travel to the Subantarctic with Heritage Expeditions over the summer of 2018/19.


The scholarship aims to provide young people who are scientifically and outdoor minded with an insight to the Subantarctic and get them inspired to tackle conservation and environmental issues.

  

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McDougall Logging Talks Swazi

Loggers

Not many industries are tougher on gear than the logging industry. 

It's hard physical work that takes a toll on both gear and body.  With so many dangers, the need for great quality gear that keeps you warm, dry and seen by all is an absolute must.

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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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