Patutu Hut

Kaimanawa Lands Trust

  • Good Roar
  • Some open tops
  • Steep Beech sides
  • Small 4 bunk hut

Cathedral Hut

Kaimanawa Lands Trust

  • Open Tussock
  • Good Summer block
  • Small 4 bunk hut
  • Easy contour
  • Beech pockets

Jap Creek Drop Off

East Taupo Lands Trust

  • DOC access only
  • Camp site on public land
  • Good bush hunting
  • Beech
  • Sika
  • DOC permit required

Northarm Hut

​East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Good A frame hut.
  • Hut has everything in it, just bring lighting.
  • Open grassy river flats.
  • Easy contour, native beech sides.
  • Some open beech forest.
  • Very nice Sika country.

Hunting Conditions:

  1. Maximum of one deer per person plus one per party. (Example: 3 hunters – maximum 4 deer)
  2. DOC hunting permits are required if hunting on adjoining DOC land.
  3. No shooting stags in velvet.
  4. No night shooting or spot lighting or use of night vision equipment, infra-red and or heat detecting devices.
  5. This block is open year round.
  6. During summer months (Dec – Feb) Fishermen may be day fishing the North Arm Stream.

Oamaru Private Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Oamaru Private block boundary has changed. Please make sure you know the new boundaries and stay within it at all times.
  • Large, old hut.
  • Kent firebox with wetback & shower.
  • Tussock flats.
  • Manuka faces.
  • Native beech surroundings.
  • Flat contour.
  • Great winter block.
  • Hut has pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, cooker and gas provided.
  • Mangapapa Bivvy drop off is available (southern end of block) – $800 for Hughes 500 and $1320 for AS350

Hunting Conditions:

  1. Maximum of one deer per person plus one per party. (Example: 3 hunters – maximum 4 deer)
  2. DOC hunting permits are required if hunting on adjoining DOC land.
  3. No shooting stags in velvet.
  4. No night shooting or spot lighting or use of night vision equipment, infra-red and or heat detecting devices.
  5. This block is open year round.
  6. During the summer months (Dec – Feb) Fishermen may be day fishing the Mohaka River on the Poronui Boundary and up the Oamaru river.

Oamaru DOC Hut

D.O.C Kaimanawa Hut

  • Easy contour.
  • Bush terraces and tussock flats.
  • 12 bunk hut.
  • Good fishing for brown trout.
  • Good winter hunting area.
  • Suits family parties for summer getaways.
  • Good access to Kaipo Stream & Jap Creek
  • Make sure you know your boundaries – If you are caught on surrounding private land you will be prosecuted under the “Wild Animal Control Act” up tp $100,000 fine and seizure of hunting equipment.

Otutu DOC Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Open tops.
  • Bush sides.
  • 6 bunk hut.
  • Wood firebox.

Rocks Ahead Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Moderate – steep bush sides.
  • Good fishing for big rainbows.
  • Swingbridges.
  • Open fireplace.
  • Sika
  • 2 hours tramp to open tops.

Omar Bivvy

D.O.C Kaweka Bivvy

  • Native bush.
  • Good fishing with big Rainbows.
  • Open fire.
  • Small 3 bunk bivvy.