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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.
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.