the Marlborough region
No large game hunting permits will be issued during the week of the Goose Hunt (next scheduled 13-16 October 2016 and 2-5 March 2017) for anywhere on Molesworth Station.
A closed ballot will be run for the 2017 roar period on Molesworth. Applications will open Monday 3 October 2016. See the Molesworth roar block system page for more information. Only one block may be booked by each hunter for the entire roar period.
Overview map – all Molesworth hunting blocks (PDF, 1,100K)
View the latest pesticide summary for the Northern South Island covering the Nelson/Tasman and Marlborough regions.
Hunters must comply with two critical aspects: 1. Identify your target 2. Do not hunt during the hours of darkness.
Molesworth Station is a land of extremes. This vast landscape contains scree-scarred mountains, wide river valleys and tussock slopes. You can drive through Molesworth Station on the Acheron Road which opens on Labour Weekend.