Red deer, pigs and goats are all present within this reserve. Permits are available online as 'Whanganui Forests' under the Lower North Island hunting block. Lowland forest with tawa and kamahi the dominant canopy species. The understorey consists of tree fern and bracken. The terrain is steep to very steep.
Turn off SH4 onto Oio Road south of Owhango and then turn onto Pukeatua Road. The eastern end of the block is adjacent to the road.
Map information: NZtopo50 BH33
A separate permit is required to hunt with dogs. Contact Whanganui Area Office for details.
There are no DOC huts in this reserve.
Whanganui Area Office
Phone: +64 6 349 2100
Fax: +64 6 348 8095
34-36 Taupo Quay
Private Bag 3016