A wilderness hunt is a 100% pure New Zealand experience, very strenuous and takes place in rugged terrain where the hunter’s skills will be tested to the max. The Himalayan Tahr is one of New Zealand's most desired animals by international trophy hunters. Their heavy grazing of native plants in New Zealand has caused significant environmental damage. This hunt is from camp style accommodation (huts and or tents). They currently inhabit a portion of the Southern Alps and are still being hunted for sport. I have been hunting most of my life and have more than thirty years of hunting experience. Our primary species focus is the Himalayan Tahr, other species available include: Chamois, Red Stag, and Wild Boar. Hunt Tahr & Red Stag in New Zealand with Snow Hewetson. Due to the steep terrain and unpredictable weather, helicopters are used to access these remote valleys. Land Information New Zealand and DOC are surveying 30 Crown pastoral leases within the tahr feral range. Himalayan tahr on Crown pastoral land are being surveyed as part of efforts to learn more about their population in the iconic South Island high country. Regarded as the King of the Mountains, the tahr inhabits the highest mountain peaks and most rugged terrain of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Tahr are prized not only for their horns, but also for their thick lion-like mane. Hunt Tahr & Red Stag in New Zealand Snow Hewetson 2019-09-27T04:11:35+00:00. While on your tahr hunting trip the most magnificent sight you will ever see is a New Zealand Tahr in full winter coat standing proud and supreme upon some bluff edge or … I particularly enjoy alpine hunting and have several Tahr … Originally from Nepal and Tibet, the Himalayan Tahr was first released onto our highest mountain, Mt Cook in 1904. Cook region for sport and have since expanded rapidly into neighboring areas. Himalayan tahr were introduced to New Zealand in 1904 around the Mt. New Zealand. It's also one of the most difficult trophies to obtain as they live in the remotest parts of the Southern Alps. The Tahr is considered a premier trophy (only available to hunt in the wild in New Zealand’s South Island).