Ignimbrite Hut

East Taupo Lands Trust Block

  • Headwaters of Rangitikei River
  • Some open country & tops
  • Beech forest valley’s.
  • Windfall.
  • Sika & Red deer.
  • Small 2/3 bunk hut with everything in it.
  • 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.
    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.

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.

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.

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.

Tussock Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

  • Bush ridges.
  • Tussock valley
  • Scrub faces
  • Good all year round block.
  • Wood stove
  • 6 bunk hut.

Upper Ripia Hut

Te Matai Lands Trust Block

  • Bush block.
  • Some scrub faces.
  • Steep in places.
  • Mostly sika with odd red.
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Cultery & crockery.
  • Smaller 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. During the Summer months (Dec-Mar) there may be day fishermen fishing the Ripia river. If you wish to fish while in the block please contact us and we can book it for you.

Te Matai Hut

Te Matai Lands Trust Block

  • Bush valleys.
  • Some scrub faces.
  • Steep country but good access with ridges.
  • Mainly sika with the odd red.
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Cultery & crockery.
  • Amazing views.

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.

Jacks Camp Hut

Owhaoko C Trust Block

  • New 4 bunk hut with everything in it.
  • Solar lights
  • Tall kanuka
  • Native pockets
  • Good fishing
  • Rainbows
  • Good numbers Sika
  • Tracked to native pockets.
  • Good Family Hut
  • Pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, cooker and gas supplied.

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. During the summer months (Dec – Feb) there may be fishermen fishing the Ngaruroro river, please contact us if you wish to book the fishing.

Golden Hills Strip Hut

Owhaoko BD Trust Block

  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Easy going contour.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Pots & pans.
  • Crockery & cutlery
  • No Fishing – Hunting Only
  • Need lighting only
  • Block closed 20 Dec – 1 March & 1 June – 30 Sept yearly.
  • Note change of block boundary in 2023, the airstrip is now NOT part of the block.

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.

Black Basin Hut

Owhaoko C Trust Block

  • Open scrub Block
  • Well Tracked
  • 4 Bunk Hut
  • Pockets of Tall Kanuka
  • Pots & Pans
  • Gas & Gas Cooker
  • Gas Heater for Winter
  • Cultery & Crockery
  • Pots & Pans
  • Good Winter Low 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. During the summer months (Dec – Feb) there may be fishermen fishing the Taharurau river, please contact us if you wish to book the fishing.