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Wainuiomata Hunting Ballot

Wainuiomata Hunting Ballot

Updated 20 January 2017 10:32am

Wainuiomata and Orongorongo Water Catchment - Hunting Ballot is now open for 2017

The Greater Wellington Regional Council is organising independently supervised ballot for hunting blocks in the Wainuiomata and Orongorongo Water Collection Areas during the end of March and April 2017.

Ballot entries must be received by 12noon on Monday 27 February 2017. The ballot will be held on Tuesday, 28 February 2017. Winners of the ballots will be notified by Friday, 3 March 2017.

To enter the ballot, hunters (only one entry per person) should obtain an information pack and a ballot entry form, see below links:

Wainuiomata Ballot Entry Form 2017

Recreational Wainuiomata/Orongorongo Hunting Booklet 2017

The cost of entering into a ballot is $5 (non refundable) by internet banking. Those successful in the ballot will be required to pay a further fee of $20 for each five-day period.

Please email your completed Hunting Ballot Entry Forms, along with a copy of your Firearms Licence to or post to: Greater Wellington Regional Council, Wainuiomata/Orongorongo Hunting Ballot, PO 40847, Upper Hutt, 5140

Wainuiomata and Orongorongo water catchments

These catchments are normally closed to the public. The hunting will play a part in controlling animals in the water collection area and help improve water quality.

Ten hunting blocks are available for four periods of five days.

For all equiries please contact Karen Broughan, email or phone 04 830 4406.