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Staff from Skydive Franz and Fox Glacier have been lending a hand to upgrade tracks in South Westland as part of the $1.3bn Jobs for Nature programme.
The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is closed between Twizel and Omarama due to the large fire at Ohau.
The Department of Conservation and Hastings District Council say visitor risk management work at Cape Kidnappers/Te Kauae-a-Māui should be completed by Labour Weekend, allowing people to access the DOC track.
Waitomo’s Ruakuri Nature Walk is a finalist in the 2020 Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards.
The Government will inject nearly $30m from the Provincial Growth Fund into 11 projects across the Northland region.
A Department of Conservation survey found that mental and physical health plus desire for connection with nature were the main motivations for people spending time outdoors.
Police are reminding trampers to keep themselves safe as the weather warms up.
The Backcountry Trust’s programme to repair and maintain huts, tracks and bridges in some of New Zealand’s more remote places is getting a $2m boost from the Government’s $1.3bn Jobs for Nature programme.
Te Araroa Trust and the Walking Access Commission have joined forces to work on the Trust’s length-of-New Zealand trail.
People walking on closed tracks in the Waitakere Ranges can expect to be issued with trespass notices, warns Auckland mayor Phil Goff.
Once completed the project would create a 24km loop track that would begin and end at Mahia Beach.
A new loop track and bridge has been opened at Hokitika Gorge, creating a one-hour walking experience.
The regional trust will work closely with Te Araroa Trust to enhance the 450km section of the trail that passes through the Northland region.
Two walking and cycleway paths in Wellington and Wairarapa have been granted a total of $16m from the Government $220m shovel-ready cycleways package.
The tracks were extensively damaged by an extreme weather event in February 2020.
The Waikato tourism operator has launched a suite of couples-focused gourmet hiking escapes as part of its domestic tourism push.
The trail was part of a wider vineyard cycling network developed in partnership with the Renwick Smart and Connected Bike Walk Group.
Gannet Beach Adventures hits back at claims it is unsafe to use a DOC track to visit the area’s popular gannet colony.
DOC is urging visitors to Pureora Forest to report damage and suspicious behaviour after a shelter was targeted by vandals for a second time.
The Department of Conservation and Hastings District Council will reopen the Cape Kidnappers/Te Kauae-a-Māui track later this year, allowing walkers to access the track at their own risk.
A section of track at the Fairbrother Loop in Ōhope Scenic Reserve has been made impassable due to a washout, meaning visitors will no longer have a loop option while repairs are made over the next few weeks.
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.