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28/09-19 – NewsHub TV3
Gun owners and hunting enthusiasts have gathered in Taupō for a popular hunting and trade show. Read more and see video.
28/09/19 – News Now TV One
Latest gun law reforms a sore point at NZ’s biggest hunting show Read more and see video.
Minister of Conservation to attend New Zealand’s largest Hunting event
Taupo, 28/09/2018 – The Minister of Conservation, Eugenie Sage MP, intends to spend Saturday morning at the Sika Show and Competition in Taupo. The Sika Show, now in its 25th year, is New Zealand’s largest event for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.
The Minister of Conservation has been heavily criticised recently, particularly for a lack of engagement with stakeholders and the New Zealand hunting community. Although her intention to visit the show at such short notice has come as a surprise, event organiser Mark Bridgman-McMillan and his team are neutral when it comes to politics. Read more in this article from the Otago Daily Times. and on Scoop International News
Wellington Knifemakers Shea Stackhouse Knives posted this video on YouTube on October 4, 2017. He says “Sika Show in Taupo NZ, had a fantastic time, great experience and met some wonderful NZ knife makers.”
Check out this cool little video captured by Beaut Utes at the 2017 Sika Show on YouTube, posted on October 8, 2017.
The Sika Show 2016! – gearlocker.co.nz
“This year, the event was spread out over three main areas, with additional exhibitors in between. Two large pavilion tents and the convention centre itself were brim full of equipment distributors, manufacturers, guides and information. What I thought was one excellent aspect this year, was the mix of people there talking about their groups and companies.” Read More…
Sika Show 2016 – From the perspective of an overseas visitor
“Sika Show is fast becoming one of the “pilgrimage shows” that I have to attend annually in New Zealand. My wife and I will make the long journey from either North East China, or from Singapore, to attend this show every year. To catch up with friends, check out all the new stuff on display and have a great time. Taupo is one of our favourite destinations when we are driving around the North Island.” Read More…
This expo will prove to be beneficial for the hunters of the contemporary times as well as outdoor enthusiasts. They will get a scope to get familiar with the latest hunting products, services and accessories by attending this expo. This expo will also facilitate the hunters by making them aware of developmental changes which are taking place in the outdoor and hunting industry. Read more…