The terrain of the Table Hill hunting block is moderate to steep, covered in mature native bush. You can hunt red deer.


  • Deer - Red

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by a 'restricted area permit'. Contact the DOC office managing the hunting area.

Seasonal restrictions

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Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

About this hunting block

Animals present are red deer.

General information

This block is part of the Table Hill Scenic Reserve. The terrain is moderate to steep, covered in mature native bush.

The popular Matai Falls Track runs through the south-eastern corner of the reserve, and hunters should stay at least 100 m away from this track.


Access is from the Owaka-Papatowai Highway or Puketiro Station Road, which branches off the highway 16 km from Owaka or 10 km from Papatowai.


The landholder immediately bordering this block to the north and west is Mr W Burgess.


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Dogs are allowed in this block with a hunting permit. If accessing the block over private land, you must have landholder permission to take your dog.


Ōwaka / Owaka Base
Phone:   +64 3 419 1000
Address:   16 Ryley Street
Owaka 9535
Postal Address:   16 Ryley Street
Owaka 9535
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