Introduction

This is a large hunting area between Hanmer, the Waiaui River and the Waiau Faces hunting block. The area between Dillon Stream and Jollies Pass is closed to all hunting.

Hunting block overview

Species

  • Chamois
  • Deer - Red
  • Pigs

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by an 'open area permit' which can be obtained online or from a DOC office.

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times.

About this hunting block

General information

This is a large hunting area between Hanmer, the Waiaui River and the Waiau Faces hunting block. However, the area between Dillon Stream and Jollies Pass is closed to all hunting.

The terrain is moderate to steep. Vegetation is predominantly beech forest with some shrubland, tussock and open tops.

Pigs, red deer and chamois are present in low to moderate numbers.

Other hunters and trampers may be encountered. Take precautions and identify your target.

Access

Vehicle access to the eastern part of the area is permitted on Rogerson Road as far as Dillons Stream. Once the road crosses Dillons Stream it becomes Dillon Road and is a private forestry road.

Landholders

The access routes do not require landholder permission.

Maps

NZTopo50 maps BT24, BU24

Dogs

Hunting dogs are permitted in the area.

Huts

Additional information

Hunters are advised to check for current pesticide operations that may be in progress where they intend to hunt. 

Contacts

Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
Email:   waimakariri@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 318 9211
Address:   State Highway 73
Arthur's Pass
Email:   arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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