Introduction

Check when Molesworth hunting blocks are available during January – June 2024 before making an online booking request. Permits take at least 15 working days to process. Molesworth Hunting Applications and Permits during the Christmas and New Year period will not be processed until after the 8 January 2024. Due to the high demand in applications our office is working through the backlog and apologise in advance, your patience is appreciated.

Updated: 5 January 2024 

This information is an indication of availability only. Bookings are only confirmed once all details have been received.

Key
  Booked
GH Goose hunt
CH Chukar hunt
R Roar block
S Short week - block opens start of month or closes end of month, includes Acheron Road closure
N/A Block closed or not applicable for booking
N/A* Block closed - 1080 operation
* Non-exclusive block

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January 2024

Bookings accepted from 1 July 2023.

  • Week 1: 3 – 9 January 2024
  • Week 2: 10 – 16 January 2024
  • Week 3: 17 – 23 January 2024
  • Week 4: 24 – 30 January 2024
Availability for January 2024
Open period Block Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
All year Clarence Faces       B
Dog Stream     B  
Lizard        
Long Gully   B    
Makuratawhai B B B B
Tweed       B
1 January – road closure Bottom Acheron B B B B
Chimney B B B B
Five Mile B B B B
McGuires B B B B
Pig Trough B B B B
Sawnee B   B B
Upper Acheron B B B B
Yarra B B B B
1 October – 28 February Blinkers B B B B
1 October – 15 April Bullen        
Bullock Gully B   B B
Dillon B   B B
Half Moon B B B B
1 November – 15 April Elliot        
Lake McRae       B

February 2024

Bookings accepted from 1 August 2023.

  • Week 1: 31 January – 6 February 2024
  • Week 2: 7 – 13 February 2024
  • Week 3: 14 – 20 February 2024
  • Week 4: 21 – 27 February 2024
Availability for February 2024
Open period Block Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
All year Clarence Faces        
Dog Stream B B B B
Lizard        
Long Gully B B B B
Makuratawhai B B B B
Tweed        
1 January – road closure Bottom Acheron B B B B
Chimney B B B B
Five Mile B B B B
McGuires B B B B
Pig Trough B B B B
Sawnee B   B B
Upper Acheron B B B B
Yarra B B B B
1 October – 28 February Blinkers B B B B
1 October – 15 April Bullen       B
Bullock Gully B B B B
Dillon B B B B
Half Moon B B B B
1 November – 15 April Elliot B   B B
Lake McRae   B B B

March 2024

Roar applications will open in October 2023 and will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Week 1: 28 February – 5 March 2024
  • Week 2: 6 – 12 March 2024 – roar period 1
  • Week 3: 13 – 19 March 2024 – roar period 2
  • Week 4: 20 – 26 March 2024 – roar period 3
  • Week 5: 27 March – 2 April 2024 – roar period 4
Availability for March 2024
Open period Block Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
All year Clarence Faces GH R R R R
Dog Stream GH R R R R
Lizard GH R R R R
Long Gully GH R R R R
Makuratawhai GH R R R R
Tweed GH R R R R
1 January – road closure Bottom Acheron GH R R R R
Chimney GH R R R R
Five Mile GH R R R R
McGuires GH R R R R
Pig Trough GH R R R R
Sawnee GH R R R R
Upper Acheron GH R R R R
Yarra GH R R R R
1 October – 15 April Bullen GH R R R R
Bullock Gully GH R R R R
Dillon GH R R R R
Half Moon GH R R R R
1 November – 15 April Elliot GH R R R R
Lake McRae GH R R R R

April 2024

Bookings accepted from 1 October 2023.

  • Week 1: 3 – 9 April 2024 – roar period 5
  • Week 2: 10 – 16 April 2024
  • Week 3: 17 – 23 April 2024
  • Week 4: 24 – 30 April 2024
Availability for April 2024
Open period Block Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
All year Clarence Faces * R      
Dog Stream R B B B
Lizard * R      
Long Gully R B B  
Makuratawhai R B B B
Tweed * R      
1 January – road closure Bottom Acheron R B N/A N/A
Chimney R B N/A N/A
Five Mile R B N/A N/A
McGuires R S N/A N/A
Pig Trough R S N/A N/A
Sawnee R B N/A N/A
Upper Acheron R B N/A N/A
Yarra R B N/A N/A
1 October – 15 April Bullen * R S N/A N/A
Bullock Gully R B N/A N/A
Dillon R B N/A N/A
Half Moon R S N/A N/A
1 November – 15 April Elliot * R S N/A N/A
Lake McRae R S N/A N/A

May 2024

Bookings accepted from 1 November 2023.

  • Week 1: 1 – 7 May 2024
  • Week 2: 8 – 14 May 2024
  • Week 3: 15 – 21 May 2024
  • Week 4: 22 – 28 May 2024
  • Week 5: 29 May - 5 June 2024
Availability for May 2024
Open period Block Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
All year Clarence Faces          
Dog Stream B B B    
Lizard          
Long Gully B B B    
Makuratawhai B B      
Tweed          
1 May – 31 August Beggs B B B B B
Big Bush B B B B B
Super Shed B B B B B
Timms B B B B B
Turks B B B B B
Upper Wairau B B B B B

June 2024

Bookings accepted from 1 December 2023.

  • Week 1: 5 – 11 June 2024
  • Week 2: 12 – 18 June 2024
  • Week 3: 19 – 25 June 2024
  • Week 4: 26 June – 2 July 2024
Availability for June 2024
Open period Block Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
All year Clarence Faces   GH    
Dog Stream B GH    
Lizard   GH    
Long Gully B GH    
Makuratawhai   GH    
Tweed   GH    
1 May – 31 August Beggs B GH CH B
Big Bush B GH CH B
Super Shed B GH CH  
Timms B GH CH B
Turks B GH CH  
Upper Wairau B GH CH B
1 June – 31 August Bunkers B GH CH B
1 June – 1 January Boundary B GH CH B
Mt Severn B GH CH B
Upper Saxton B GH CH B
Upper Severn B GH CH B
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