SpotX gamebird (12.2) Permits:NZ Game Bird Licence,Fish & Game permit. Access:Situated on the coast south of Wanganui, turn off SH3 into Pauri Road and drive down to Pauri Village. There is no vehicle access into the forest, so park your car in the village and walk. Hunting is managed by F & G and you will need a permit. Hunting Tips:The forest is only open on weekends and public holidays. Keep a sharp eye out for logging trucks. The forest holds good numbers of birds — look for cut-over blocks.