Getting to Stewart Island/RakiuraHunting block availability
You can click on the block numbers in this map to view a detailed map of each hunting block or you can select blocks from the list of hunting blocks.
Temporary boundary changes may be in place for hunting blocks. Please check the list of current boundary changes and maps before embarking on your hunting trip.
You must use the detailed maps of hunting blocks for general information and trip planning only - they are not designed for navigation purposes.
View a larger map of all hunting blocks on Stewart Island/Rakiura (JPG, 99K)
To access information and book Rakiura Maori Land Trust Blocks (marked in purple on the map) go to the Hunt Rakiura website.
Blocks 1-7 and 25-35: Easily accessible by water-taxi or boat charter from Oban.
Blocks 8-24: Visitors usually charter a boat, plane or helicopter to reach these blocks.
For information about getting to the Island or the blocks go to www.stewartisland.co.nz or check the Stewart Island (Rakiura) hunting information sheet (PDF, 973K).
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Apply online for a hunting permit or renew.
Hunting in conservation areas brochure
Importing and exporting hunting trophies
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Stop the spread of didymo
Check, Clean, Dry all items before entering, and when moving between, waterways.
Didymo control on Stewart Island/Rakiura factsheet
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies