Taieri River hunting
Located in Coastal Otago north of the Catlins hunting in the Otago region
IntroductionYou can hunt goats in the Taieri River hunting block on the northern bank of the lower Taieri River, upstream from Taieri Mouth.
This hunting area is covered by an 'open area permit' – get it online or from a DOC office.
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About this hunting block
Animals present are goats.
This block is part of the Taieri River Scenic Reserve.
It is situated on the northern bank of the lower Taieri River, upstream from Taieri Mouth.
A significant amount of the area is steep bush clad faces of podocarp, broadleaf and kānuka forest with a number of bluff systems throughout.
There are two access points:
- South of Brighton via Taieri Mouth Road, then right onto Otokia Kuri Bush Road East, then the first left past Maori Reserve Road, into the road marked "Scenic Reserve". The road is suitable for all vehicles – there is a car park area at the end of the road.
- From the Taieri River, by boat.
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Taieri River hunting block map (PDF, 1,570K)
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.
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