Each work will look at the origin, liberation, spread and establishment, present status, location and how to hunt information, as well as listing all known trophies and their Douglas Score statistics as recorded by the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association. Bruce Banwell has been involved with the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association since 1948. He has been a member of eight different branches, president of three, executive member of four and secretary and treasurer of Southland branch. He is at present Deputy Chief Judge with the responsibilty of training the personnel of the National Judging Panel.
His writing appears regularly in journals and magazines here in New Zealand, Australia and other overseas countries, including regular contributions to the British Deer Association’s journal, Deer. He is a member of the Deer Specialist Group of the I.U.C.N. (World Conservation Union).