This permit is only available for the upland game bird season (usually start of May until the end of August).
There are a number of Rayonier Forests in the Auckland/Waikato area which provide excellent pheasant and quail hunting opportunities (only for weekends).
Tairua, Maramarua, Waihou & Mahurangi Forests (Maps of the hunting areas will be sent to you with the permit).
The Hamilton office of Auckland Waikato Fish & Game Council issues these forest access permits ($50 per permit) on behalf of Rayonier. One permit fee covers all four forests. This fee covers the permit, coloured maps and public liability insurance while hunting in any of these Rayonier forests.
For up to date permit fee information, see the current issue of Gamebird Hunting Guide Regulations: North Island - the small booklet that should come with your hunting licence.
Rayonier Forest Permit
Hunters requiring a permit must provide the following details which will be sent onto our Hamilton office, payment information (typically via internet banking) will be sent to you.