Animals present in the Gabriels Gully hunting block are pigs and goats.


  • Goats
  • Pigs

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by an 'open area permit' which can be obtained online or from a DOC office.

Dog access

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

About this hunting block

Animals present are pigs and goats.

General information

This block is part of the Gabriels Gully Historic Reserve north of Lawrence.

The block is covered with beech/tawhai forest, and mānuka scrub, and is surrounded by exotic forest.

No fires to be lit in the open without a fire permit. Extinguish all fires before leaving huts and campsites.


Access is via Gabriels Gully Road from Lawrence. The road is suitable for all vehicles to the car park area at Grey’s Dam. From here access to the hunting block is on foot via a walking track above the dam.

Hunting is not permitted in any of the historic part of Gabriels Gully below Grey’s Dam.


NZTopo50 series: CE14

Gabriels Gully hunting block map (PDF,1,570K)


Dogs are allowed in this block with a hunting permit. Dogs must be kept on a lead while in the historic part of Gabriels Gully. If accessing the block over private land, you must have landholder permission to take your dog.


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