Introduction

Deer and possums can be hunted in this coastal block in Rakiura National Park.

Species

  • Deer - Red
  • Deer - White-tail
  • Possums

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

Closed 1 December – 31 March for the Great Walks peak season.

Dog access

No dogs

About this hunting block

General information

Māori Beach is a coastal block within Rakiura National Park.

No hunting within 100 metres of the Rakiura Track at any time of the year.

Bookings are required and can be made up to 12 months in advance. Check availability of Stewart Island hunting blocks.

Request a booking online or contact Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre.  

Access

Hunting blocks can be accessed by sea or air. You need to organise your own transport to and from the block. We recommend learning about transport options before you apply. Visit the Stewart Island website for more information.

Topo map

NZTopo50 map sheet: CH09 Mount Anglem/Hananui

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed as this block is within Rakiura National Park.

Huts and campsites

Port William Hut

Port William Hut

Category: Great Walk
Facilities: 24 bunk beds, heating, mattresses, toilets - non-flush, water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Bookings required
Port William Campsite

Port William Campsite

Category: Great Walk
Facilities: 4 non-powered / tent sites, non-powered/tent sites, toilets - non-flush, water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Bookings required
Māori Beach Campsite

Māori Beach Campsite

Category: Great Walk
Facilities: 4 non-powered / tent sites, non-powered/tent sites, toilets - non-flush, water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Bookings required

Contacts

Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 219 0009
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   stewartisland@doc.govt.nz
Address:   15 Main Road
Oban
Postal Address:   PO Box 3
Rakiura/Stewart Island 9846
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