Between 1861 and 1919, more than 250 red deer were released in New Zealand to be hunted for sport (red deer trophies) and as a tourist attraction.
The male is typically between 175cm to 250cm long and weighs between 160kg to 240kg. The female is between 160cm to 210 cm long and weighs between 120kg to 170kg.
We ground harvest Wild Venison from the high country of Marlborough.
Marlborough Wild Venison is a lean red succulent meat.