Makokomiko

Situated on the southern side of the Mangamingi Stream Te Whare Staff Quarters is one of the better huts of choice.

The Makokomiko block consists of some low lying river flats the climbs up to the Mokokomiko tops.

Mainly all open country with some pockets of native bush.

The Hut has two seperate rooms both with single bunk beds, Sleeping 4 people.

There is an internal flush toilet and seperate shower room. The hut runs a gas califont for hot water both shower and sink.

The hut also has a wood burner and an outdoor undercover kitchen with gas fridge. Equiped with solar panels there is LED lighting and a standalone BBQ.

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.

 

 

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

Mangamaire Hut

Owhaoko A Trust Block

  • Open tops
  • Beech gullies and pockets
  • Steep country
  • Good glassing country
  • 4 bunk hut with everything in it
  • Block closed 20 December – 10 March & 1 June – 30 September yearly.

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.

 

 

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.

Mangaroa Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Good A frame hut with 4 bunks.
  • Hut has everything in it, just bring lighting.
  • Big beech gullies.
  • Manuka faces.
  • Meatsafe.
  • Bivvy up in the gully next to native.
  • Some tracks and clearings

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.

Footy Field Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Beech forest pockets.
  • Manuka faces/gullies.
  • Small open, grassy areas and river flats.
  • Good 4 bunk hut with everything in it. Just bring lighting.
  • Pots, Pans, Crockery, Cutlery, cooker and gas are provided in the hut.
  • Cableway across river to keep your boots dry.

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, if you wish to fish yourself we can book the stretch of water for you. However please contact our staff if you wish to fish, ensuring it is avaliable.

Otupua Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Grassy flats.
  • Manuka faces.
  • Beech gullies
  • Good A frame hut with 4 bunks.
  • Easy contour
  • Hut has everything in it, just bring lighting.
  • Pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, cooker and gas provided.
  • Fireplace
  • Good Winter Block

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.

 

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.

Kiwi Mouth Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Kanuka faces.
  • Clearings and summer river flats.
  • Good fishing for big Rainbows.
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Sika deer.
  • Open fire place.