Find DOC places to go hunting in the Central North Island region.
Kaimanawa Forest Park offers great hunting for sika and red deer and limited pig hunting opportunities.
Red deer are present in the Hihitahi Forest Sanctuary, off State Highway 1, approximately 15km north from Taihape.
Hunt deer, goats and pigs in this area covered by mixed podocarp-broadleaved forest. The area has steep slopes around Maungaku Andesite Cone (981 m)
Tongariro National Park and Rangataua Forest offers great hunting primarily for Red Deer with localised Sika populations. There is also limited pig hunting.
Tongariro Forest offers good hunting for red deer and pigs. All hunting dogs must have avian avoidance training.
Erua Forest offers hunting for red deer, pigs and goats.
Rangitaiki offers hunting primarily for Sika and Red deer.
Lake Taupō Lakeshore Reserves can offer high numbers of pigs in highly challenging terrain.