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


Seasonal restrictions

  • Possum control operations – closures, partial closures or caution periods may be in effect. Check for alerts on this page.
  • Bookings required all year.


  • 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.

Dog access

No dogs

About this hunting block

General information

Mid Big Glory is a coastal block in Big Glory Bay, Paterson Inlet, in Rakiura National Park.

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.  


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 maps

NZTopo50 map sheets: CJ09 Mount Allen, CJ10 Port Adventure


Dogs are not allowed as this block is within a national park.


There are no huts in this block - camp responsibly anywhere.


Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 219 0009
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   15 Main Road
Postal Address:   PO Box 3
Rakiura/Stewart Island 9846
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