Wild Kai Legends

Wild Kai Legends

Tamati Rimene-Sproat travels to remote areas of the country, meeting local legends and braving the elements, learning the lay of the land in NZ's unique hunting environments.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Marlborough

    M Passionate hunter, Jack Terei, teams up with local hunting legends around the country. In this episode, Jack heads down through the Blenheim back-blocks to hunt wild boar with his old mate Rusty.

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      • Keelan Poi

      PG On the East Coast, Keelan Poi is a legend as a hunter and mentor to young people. In all his time hunting Tamati has never caught a fallow deer, and he's starting to feel a bit cursed. When Keelan and Tamati get on to a fallow, can Tamati take it?

      • Scott Gillam

      PG In the middle of winter, Tamati choppers into the Southern Alps with Scott Gillam in search of tahr and chamios. The land is stunning but also unforgiving. Can Scott help Tamati get his first alpine score?

      • Cam Speedy

      PG Tamati returns to the Kaimanawa Forest, a place where he was once a hunting guide, to meet up with sika deer expert Cam Speedy. Stalking in this unique environment is tricky, but eventually they spot a stag. But can Tamati put it down?

      • Travis Tawera

      PG Tamati is desperate to get a fallow deer and East Coaster Travis Tawera is happy to try and oblige. Their first day hunting in a forestry block turns into a bonanza and Tamati learns that there is more to Trav than just hunting.

      • Robbie & Kevin

      PGC Robbie & Kevin are great mates and great hunters. Robbie recently caught a 200 pound pig and Tamati is keen to catch one too. The guys chase pigs all through the bush only to find mob of pigs feeding outside Robbie's house. But can they get one?

      • Rawhiti Waiti

      G Tamati challenges his old friend Rawhiti to a fishing competition. Who can catch the biggest tuna/eel and ika/fish? Early on, Tamati is happy to wind up his mate when he is winning, but in the last hour on the open sea Ra's rod starts to fire up.

      • Kapi Topine

      PG Tamati joins legend Kapi Topine for a thrilling journey hunting pig and deer around the upper area of the Whanganui River. There are many deer in this rugged landscape - in fact so many, that Tamati gets a chance to shoot at them from the jetboat.

      • Hamiora Gibson

      PG Tamati heads off hunting with one of his idols, bushman Hamiora Gibson, deep in the Waioeka Gorge. First they go trout hunting, before Hamiora shows Tamati how to find wild bush food. Later, they discover deer in large numbers.

      • Harley Barlow

      PG Harley Barlow reckons there is a 200 pound pig running around the ancient kauri forests of Northland. Harley teaches Tamati all about the bush, while trying to track down this legendary pig.