About Us

4 Real Taxidermy is run by Darren Clark, a master taxidermist with over 30 years experience

Professional Training
Darren has been a keen hunter and fisherman since he was a boy, and was attracted to the art of taxidermy at a young age.  He started practising taxidermy at just 13, and in is later teens completed professional training under the tutelage of well-known taxidermist David Mould, at the Taupo Taxidermy Training College.

Over 30 Years Taxidermy Experience
In his 30+ year career so far, Darren has worked with a huge variety of species and honed a broad repertoire of techniques, creating world-class trophies for hunters from all over New Zealand and the world. We are now based in Tauranga, but regularly ship to hunters all over the country - no problem!

Darren's extensive experience and finely-honed skill shows through in the finished product - you are guaranteed of a beautiful, life-like and absolute top quality trophy that you can celebrate and enjoy for generations.

Want to see the quality of our taxidermy trophies? Click here to check out the Image Gallery.

To read some customer testimonials, click here

Keen to discuss your trophy project?
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