Mangamingi Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Tussock river flats.
  • Beech gullies.
  • Some open tops.
  • 4 bunk A frame hut.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Pots & pans
  • Cultery & crockery
  • Wood fire box.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.

Kens Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Moderate beech forest, steep in some places.
  • Small clearings.
  • Creek and slip hunting
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Pots & pans.
  • Crockery & cultery.
  • Great 4 bunk Hut.

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.

Tauranga-Taupo Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • River flats.
  • Easy beech country.
  • Good 4 bunk hut.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Pots & pans.
  • Cultery & crockery.
  • Kent fire box.
  • Great family summer block with big hut.

Hunting Rules:

  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 blocks is open year round

Pikiawatea Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Private block with DOC access
  • Beech sides and ridges.
  • Some open tops
  • 4 bunk hut with everything in it.
  • Meat safe.
  • Hut has pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, cooker and gas provided.

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.

Mangatanguru

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Kanuka faces & flats
  • Beech valley & pockets
  • 4 bunk bivvy hut.
  • Pots & pans
  • Cultery & crokery.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Open fire place.
    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.

Mangatainoka 2 Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Beech forest.
  • Few clearings & slips.
  • River hunting.
  • 4  bunk hut.
  • Pots & pans
  • Cultery & crockery.
  • Gas & gas cooker
  • Kent fire place.

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 Rangitikei River down stream of the hut. If you wish to fish yourself please get in contact to ensure it’s available.

Mangatainoka 1 Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Beech.
  • Clearings.
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Pots & pans.
  • Cultery & crockery.
  • Good Roar.

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.

Ernie’s Creek Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Tussocks flats
  • Scrub sidlings.
  • Pockets of native
  • Pots & pans
  • Cultery & crockery
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Open fire place.

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 Ripia River.

Mangamaire Junction Campsite

Owhaoko BD Trust Land

  • Campsite only.
  • Big Rainbows for good fisherman.
  • Rivers flats.
  • Very limited hunting due to surrounding private and Army land.
  • Hunting on DOC land only, permit required.
  • Block is closed for Hunting 20 Dec – 1 March & 1June – 30 Sept yearly.

 

Otutu Island Hut

Owhaoko BD Trust Block

  • Open tussock tops.
  • Native bush gullies.
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Pots & pans.
  • Cultery & crockery.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Gas heater for winter months.
  • Easy going contour.
  • Closed 20 Dec – 1 March & 1 June – 30 Sept yearly.

Owhaoko BD Trust has changed the permit conditions with regard to deer numbers shot. The new permit conditions are as follows:

• No limit on the number of Red shot.
• No shooting stags in velvet.
• No shooting of spikers at any time of the year.
• No more than 3 Sika hinds maybe taken per person at any time of the year.
• Only one 8 point Sika stag may be taken per person between 1 March- 31 May.