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. No applications for this period (early March to mid April 2017) will be accepted until the process has been confirmed. Check back here from 1 October 2016 to apply. Only one block may be booked by each hunter for the entire roar period.
Draft map of Molesworth hunting blocks (PDF, 1,010K)
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 will reopen on Labour Weekend.