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HeliSika is based at Poronui and operates single and twin engine helicopters. HeliSika provides airport transfers, sightseeing tours and fast convenient access to some of the exceptional and remote fishing, hunting, hiking and mountain biking spots our guests enjoy. For more information please review the Heli-Sika website.


The Westervelt Company


The Westervelt Company is a land resource organization committed to stewardship and managing its resources for future generations. The company operates in multiple arenas and industries including: Southern Yellow Pine timber and wood products certified to FSC® and SFI® standards; outdoor recreation; mitigation and conservation banking; renewable energy; and residential real estate. To learn more visit www.westervelt.com.


Department of Conservation


This New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) site, has information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage, how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation.


Richard Brimer


Richard Brimer has been celebrating life through the lens for over 20 years. His work is frequently published in magazines such as Cuisine, NZ Architecture, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Urbis, and Air New Zealand magazine. A native of the Hawkes Bay wine region, some of Richard’s outstanding work is found throughout this site.


Wildlife Management Associates


Cam Speedy of Wildlife Management Associates is leading the Sika Deer Study at Poronui. Cam's work over the past 25 years through Massey University, the NZ Forest Service, Department of Conservation and in the private & corporate sectors, has given him extensive knowledge and practical experience in game, pest, threatened species and general wildlife management. Cam has worked with leading wildlife biologists around the world and we are very proud to be working with him on the Sika Study at Poronui, where sika were first liberated in NZ in 1905.


Val Atkinson


R. Valentine Atkinson is an internationally acclaimed and much-published photographer specializing in fly-fishing lifestyle and travel worldwide. His assignments have taken him to 29 countries and he is published in most major fishing and outdoor magazines regularly. Val is the proud author of four books: Distant Waters, Trout and Salmon, The Greatest Flyfishing Around the World and most recently Friends on the Water. He was recently inducted into the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame. Visit Val online to view his outstanding work.


Ngati Tuwharetoa


We are fortunate to be able to offer guests an insight into the cultural significance of Poronui in association with the Ngati Tuwharetoa kaitiaki (caretakers) of this ancient Maori land. For more information you can look at their website or read more about the history of the Ngati Tuwharetoa.


Tourism New Zealand


Plan your New Zealand travel at the official site of Tourism New Zealand. This fantastic resource enables you to plan your trip on a calendar, see it on a map, collect items, bookmark pages and print out itineraries.




The New Zealand Chapter consists of New Zealanders who are conservation minded with a passion for hunting, and share a concern about the survival and management of New Zealand’s large game animals.


Luxury Lodges of New Zealand


From the Mountains to the Sea... From the Rivers to the Lakes... Outstanding Locations - Exceptional Hospitality. Lodges that fulfill the promise of the outstanding New Zealand landscape, be it a lake edge or a river bank, perched on a cliff top or a mountainside, glorious gardens or in the wilderness, set on a farm or a vineyard, on the beach or an idyllic island.


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