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 Hut

D.O.C Kaweka Hut

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

Mangataramea Hut

Owhaoko A Trust Block

  • Open tussock tops and flats.
  • Bush sidlings & gullies
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Gas & gas cooker.
  • Cultery & crockery
  • Closed: 20 Dec – 1st March & 1 June – 30 Sept 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.

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.

Golden Hills Hut

Owhaoko BD Trust Block

  • Bush pockets.
  • Tussock tops and some valleys.
  • Scrub faces and gullies.
  • Easy going country.
  • 4 bunk hut.
  • Gas, gas & cooker.
  • Pots & pans.
  • Crockery & cutlery.
  • Wood firebox.
  • Need lighting only.
  • 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.

Boyd Lodge

D.O.C Kaimanawa Hut

  • Bush
  • Scrub
  • Easy tussock
  • Sika
  • Good fishing for Rainbows
  • 12 bunks in two bunk rooms.
  • Wood supplied by DOC
  • Good Family Hut
  • Kaimanawa and Kawaka Forest Park access.

Gold Creek Hut

Owhaoko A Trust Block

  • Open tussock
  • Bush pockets
  • Manuka faces
  • Great fishing for Rainbows
  • 4-6 bunks.
  • Gas & Gas Cooker
  • Cultery & Crockery
  • Pots & Pans.
  • Good Family spot.
  • Gas Heater
  • Access DOC Bush Hunting Across River, permit required.
  • Closed 20 Dec – 10 March & 1 June – 30 Sept 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.
  5. Please be aware during the summer months Dec – March there may be day fishermen fishing the Ngaruroro River on the block boundary. If you wish to fish also please contact our team to ensure fishing beats are available.