The Lower Matukituki Valley hunting area consists of 7000 hectares of public conservation land on the slopes to the east of the river, from Junction Flat in the East Branch down to West Wanaka. Species present are red deer and chamois.

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Getting there

The area is west of Wanaka and accessed by the Wanaka –- Mt Aspiring Road.

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The climate is generally wet and moist, prone to high rainfall events, being adjacent to the Main Divide, although it can be hot and dry in summer.

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