Introduction

You can find red deer in the Waipati hunting block part of the Waipati Beach Scenic Reserve.

Species

  • Deer - Red

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by a 'restricted area permit' which must be obtained from 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 Waipati Beach Scenic Reserve.

This is a coastal forest with a flat dune and swamp system behind the beach, and steeper terrrain rising to 200 m from the river.

Access

There are three access points:

  • 11 km southwest of Papatowai, turn left off the Chaslands Highway, onto Hukihuki Road. From the end of this road, you need landholder permission to cross the private forest before the hunting block boundary.
  • 15 km southwest of Papatowai, turn left off the Chaslands Highway, onto Regan Road. From the end of this road, you need landholder permission to cross the private land before the hunting block boundary.
  • Boat access from Waipati Beach.

Landholders

Mr P Shanks (Hukihuki Rd), Tautuku Blk X Sec 3C Trust (Cathedral Caves area)

Maps

NZTopo50 series: CG13

Dogs

Dogs are allowed in this block with a hunting permit. They must be kept on a lead near or on Waipati Beach. If accessing the block over private land, you must have landholder permission to take your dog.

Contacts

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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