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The Department of Conservation has rebuilt a hut at Lake Daniell in the Maruia Valley on the West Coast.
Phase one of a multi-million-dollar investment in Hamilton’s central city river path has begun.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s three-day wilderness experience on the Hollyford Track in Fiordland will reopen in January 2021.
The tour operator has launched the first in a series of virtual tours, showcasing highlights of its Wilderness Experience tour of the Waitakere Ranges in Auckland.
New Zealand’s Great Walks have attracted a record number of bookings with a 36% increase in overall reservations, says the Department of Conservation.
The first section of the Mangorei Track, part of the Taranaki Crossing Project, has been completed.
Work is set to begin on a 5.5km section of the Kawatiri Coastal Trail from Westport to Carters Beach.
The Department of Conservation has today closed Wairēinga/Bridal Veil Falls, near Raglan, to enable contractors to safely control goats in the area.
Bookings for the Great Walks will open between 9 and 11 June, excluding Milford and Routeburn tracks which are still undergoing storm repairs.
Ultimate Hikes will open for the season on the 17 December and run through until 5 April 2021.
More than 160,000 walkers and cyclists hit the trails in Queenstown during alert level 4, says Queenstown Trails Trust.
The Department of Conservation has lifted the capacity of its huts.
The Hakarimata Summit Track in the Waikato has reopened to the public.
Repairs are expected to be completed on the Routeburn and Milford tracks in time for summer, according to the minister of conservation Eugenie Sage.
The Hakarimata Summit Track in the Waikato will remain closed under alert level 2, says the Department of Conservation.
The 85km Old Ghost Road on the South Island’s West Coast has been captured to create an interactive 360-degree virtual tour for Google Earth Voyage.
The Department of Conservation has admitted it “didn’t get it right” regarding the decision to remove the rock overhang on the Truman Track in Paparoa National Park in August last year.
The Department of Conservation is highlighting the legacy of its safety systems as it remembers those killed in the Cave Creek platform collapse 25 years ago.
The Department of Conservation will resume limited field work when New Zealand moves to Covid-19 alert level 3, and there will be a slight widening of public access to the conservation estate.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is reminding track and trail users to stick to Covid-19 lockdown rules, especially social distancing.
Walkers and hikers in the Waikato are flouting Covid-19 lockdown rules, according to the Department of Conservation.
Following recent rainfall, and discussion with the Marlborough Mountain Bike Club, the local council has decided to close its mountain bike parks in Blenheim’s Wither Hills Farm Park and Picton’s Victoria Domain.
Hikers are urged to stay off the Hakarimata Summit Trail managed by the Department of Conservation and Waikato District Council.
Marlborough residents are being encouraged to enjoy the region’s open spaces but reminded to stay in their “bubble” when using them and not to take any risks.
A hiker suffered burns after he and his partner walked off the marked track at Emerald Lake on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Walkers will be offered a replacement Routeburn Great Walk from 12 March as it remains partially closed following storm damage.
DOC will undertake a partial review of the Otago Conservation Management Strategy to consider whether new cycle and mountain bike trails could be developed on public conservation land in Otago.
The Mercury Bay Community Board has recommended the council approve a further stage of the Te Ara o Hei Walkway.
The hot dry summer has forced the closure of most tracks in the Wither Hills Farm Park, including the Mountain Bike Park.
Tararua District Council is funding a safety upgrade at the Waihi Falls, off Horoeka Road east of Dannevirke.
Constable Gary Hayes crossed the finish line last Friday after an epic, near four-month trek the length of the country for police youth programme, Blue Light.
The Southern Milford-Mackinnon Experience will be on offer from next Wednesday.
The 36-metre Arataki swingbridge across the Mangakino Stream has reopened in time for the non-profit Tour Aotearoa bike-packing event.
The Department of Conservation has missed out on around $1.47m from cancelled bookings on its temporarily closed Milford and Routeburn tracks but many trampers have opted for other Great Walks.
Searchers have found missing hiker Stephanie Simpson’s body in the Pyke Creek area in Mount Aspiring National Park after a week searching.
Dozens are airlifted from Fiordland National Park after a landslide crashes into a hut.
Work has begun on the second bridge at Hokitika Gorge, which will link two sections of new track creating a one hour loop walk.
The South Island’s newest mountain biking adventure park opens today at Glendhu Bay, Wanaka.
The Mangapurua section of the Mountains to Sea cycle trail has been reopened following extensive work by the Department of Conservation.
Ten walks on Aotea/Great Barrier Island have reopened following upgrades to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
At around 1.30 pm on 11 January, the Rescue Coordination Centre received an emergency locator beacon signal from the top of the Gillespie Pass, Mt Aspiring National Park.
Registrations are open for the inaugural Walter Peak high country farm run, to be held in Queenstown on 29 February 2020.
Cyclists of all abilities will be in for a treat when a newly built off-road cycle trail in the Waitaki Valley opens on 8 February.
The Your Coromandel Tracks and Trails Guide was available again after the Thames Coromandel District Council ran out of copies last year.
Auckland Council will open several tracks ahead of the summer season following a year of work to address the kauri dieback problem in the west and south.
The Department of Conservation is assessing the future of foot access to Ball Hut and the Tasman Glacier after torrential rainfall.
The Wairarapa Trails Action Group secured $120,000 to develop a region-wide recreation trail linking the five main Wairarapa towns.
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.