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)


  • Deer - Fallow
  • Deer - Red
  • Goats
  • Pigs

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by an 'open area permit' – get it online or from a DOC office.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit (contact the relevant DOC office) and a current kiwi aversion certificate only.

About this hunting block

No huts in the area

Getting there

Access to the site is via the Tongariro Forest Conservation Area and crossing the Whanganui River with boat or wading or swimming. You can also access it through private land and private forestry block, which will require separate permission/permits.

Tongariro Forest Conservation Area information.

Private land

Private land to the north and east. To the south and west the reserve lies adjacent to Tongariro Conservation Area (CN60042), separated by the Whanganui River.


NZ Topo: S19 296 443


Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 7 892 3729
Email tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu 3083
Hours See visitor centre hours
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