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The Department of Conservation and the New Zealand Alpine Club are celebrating 30 years of managing huts together in the West Matukituki Valley, Mt Aspiring National Park.
Police have named the man who died after falling on the Routeburn track on Friday 6 December.
The 70-year-old Australian fell on Friday while walking with Ultimate Hikes.
More than 6600 bed nights have been snapped up on the newest Great Walk – 91% of them by New Zealanders.
Epic Cycle Adventures have opened Camp Epic on the Timber Trail, situated near Piropiro.
DOC has implemented an advisory system for ‘bad weather days’ on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing that will run until the end of the summer walking season.
The Diamond Lake Track near Wanaka has reopened following extensive repair work.
Te Araroa trail walkers are being urged to take a pledge before embarking on the 3000km journey.
A new bridge on West Auckland’s Te Henga Walkway is now open, replacing the 30-year-old bridge on the popular coastal track.
Auckland Council compliance officers trespassed fifteen people accessing closed walking tracks this Labour Weekend.
The Clutha Gold Great Ride Cycle Trail extension has received a further $500,000 in funding from the Otago Community Trust.
Eight trampers were rescued from the Southern Alps in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The NZTA has approved $14m in funding for walking and cycling improvements at the Wakatipu Basin.
More than 128,500 hut and campsite bed nights have been booked on the country’s 10 Great Walks during the peak season, according to the Department of Conservation.
Once complete in 2022, the $19m project is expected to inject an extra $3.7m into the local economy, says the govt.
Hooker Valley Track in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park has reopened after repairs were made following flood damage.
The fast-pace of sales at the country’s newest Great Walk illustrates the power of the brand – Sanson.
The Department of Conservation had closed Rob Roy Track near Wanaka because of a slip.
A resource consent to remediate the remaining sections of the Craggy Range track at Te Mata Peak in the Hawke’s Bay has been approved, says Hastings District Council.
The Fiordland experience has beaten the Te Paki Coastal and Queen Charlotte tracks to the prestigious status.
The most popular hut in the Tararua Ranges has been rebuilt and is back open for business.
Around 9000 Great Walks bookings have been made in the week since the 2019/20 season bookings opened on 11 June, said the Department of Conservation.
Beach access to Cape Kidnappers has re-opened but the public is being warned they risk injury or death if they use it.
Work has started on Central Otago’s newest cycle trail, The Lake Dunstan Trail.
The government is investing $2.3m in NZ’s Great Rides with the Hawke’s Bay the big winner from the funding boost.
Taumarunui’s Forgotten World Adventures is preparing to build a 142km cycle trail to run alongside its rail cart experience.
The opening of New Zealand’s tenth Great Walk, the Paparoa Track, has been pushed back by two months to allow more time for track construction.
The track should never have been promoted as one of the NZ’s ‘great day walks’, says DOC’s director general.
NZers have “come back onto our tracks in droves” after overseas visitor fees were hiked, says DOC’s director general.
The activities are among proposed changes to allow operators to support bikers and walkers on the West Coast.
Guided cycle tours have been allowed back to the Tasman island following a recent fire.
Geoff Gabites’ Cycle Journeys is ploughing $400,000 into establishing a third South Island depot which will serve as a base for the new $10m Paparoa Trail.
“We’re hemorrhaging money”, says a local operator as firefighters battle to contain the 2,300 hectare blaze.
A new project to overhaul Wellington’s regional trails network aims to put the region on footing with Queenstown and Rotorua as an unmissable stop for visitors seeking riding and running experiences.
A rāhui has been placed on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing after a man walking the track died due to a medical event on Saturday.
New projects including a visitor centre and events space are expected to help double visitation to the forest.
The Coromandel is rallying it walking, cycling and mountain biking communities to build support for new tracks, trails and bike parks in the region.
The government is to invest close to $14m of new funding into research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust.
The kauri dieback-affected Kitekite Falls track in the Waitakere Ranges will be reopened by Christmas, according to Auckland Councillor Penny Hulse.
Most of the cash will go towards the first stage of an Advanced Aviation Hub at Whanganui Airport.
The measure comes as DOC races to contain the spread of the disease.
The opening date for New Zealand’s tenth great walk has been pushed back from April 2019 until September the same year.
The Walking Access Commission is making $100,000 available to projects that enhance public access to the outdoors.
New Plymouth’s mountain bike trails at Lake Mangamahoe are set to be extended by 10km with work on a pavilion also progressing.
The Hastings District Council is working with stakeholders to review the options presented by Craggy Range Winery at a meeting held with stakeholders on Monday 7 May, as well as other ideas presented by the community.