SpotX gamebird (41.4) Permits:NZ Game Bird Licence,Fish & Game permit. Access:The forest is situated south of Tairua Harbour and to the east of SH25. Access roads are off SH25 and off Hikuai Settlement Road. Owned by Rayonier NZ Ltd, it is only open for hunting at weekends. Permits are available from the Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game office. Hunting Tips:Look for cut-over blocks with low regrowth and along the fringes of the metal logging roads. A good dog is essential if you are serious about shooting pheasants.