You can find pigs and goats in the Taieri Gorge Scenic Reserve situated above Outram on the true left side of the Taieri River.


  • 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.

Seasonal restrictions

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Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. More information below or contact the relevant DOC office.

About this hunting block

Animals present are pigs and goats.

General information

This area is part of the Taieri Gorge Scenic Reserve and is situated above Outram on the true left side of the Taieri River.

A significant amount of kānuka covers the area, while there are some small areas of broadleaf in the gullies with a number of bluff systems throughout.


Access can be gained off Taioma Road or Taieri View Road with permission from landholders.


NZTopo50 series: CE16

Taieri Gorge hunting block map (PDF, 1,571K)

Know before you go


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, and it must be on a lead.


Ōtepoti / Dunedin Office
Phone:   03 477 0677
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   dunedinoffice@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Level 1 John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Dunedin 9016
Postal Address:   PO Box 5244
Dunedin 9054
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