Te Rua Flats Campsite

D.O.C Kaweka Helipad

  • Steep native sides.
  • Scruby river terraces.
  • Campsite only.
  • Good fishing.
  • Rainbows.

Ngaawapurua Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Moderate bush faces.
  • Good fishing in summer months.
  • Rainbows.
  • Sika.
  • 6 bunk hut.
  • Wood firebox.

Tiraki Helipad

D.O.C Kaimanawa Helipad

  • Tight bush block.
  • Restricted – hunter access only, booking basis.
  • Book through D.O.C Taupo.

Waimatai Helipad

D.O.C Kaweka Campsite

  • Bush block.
  • Slips & clearings.
  • Campsite only.
  • Take compass and GPS.

Mangatainoka Heads Shelter

D.O.C Kaweka Bivvy

  • Bush block.
  • Big gullies and clearings.
  • 30 minutes walk from Mangatainoka hut.
  • Campsite with shelter for cooking.

Mangatainoka DOC Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Mainly bush.
  • Big clearings on south faces
  • 6 bunk hut.
  • Wood firebox.
  • Close to private land boundary.

Te Puke Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Open tussock tops.
  • Native gullies.
  • Good summer block.
  • Wood firebox.
  • 6 bunk hut.

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.


Te Piri Stream Drop Off

  • DOC Drop off point only.
  • You must cross river and camp & hunt on DOC side.
  • Steep scrub sides.
  • Pockets of native beech.
  • Good hunting up on (Whakamauru Tops/Paradise Valley).
  • Must have DOC Hunting Permit.
  • No hunting on private land. If you are caught on private land you will be prosecuted under the ‘Wild Animal Control Act” and could recieve up to $100,000 fine and seizer of hunting equipment.

Tussock Saddle (Otore Saddle)

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Good roar block.
  • Tussock flats to south.
  • Steep bush on north faces.
  • Campsite with bivvy shelter for cooking.