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The exact cap is still to be determined but local iwi has suggested 800, says DOC.
Te Araroa Wellington Trust is on the hunt for two new trustees to help govern the section of the Te Araroa walking track running from near Levin to the South Coast of Wellington.
The Department of Conservation has closed a section of the Tangoio Falls in Hawke’s Bay due to recent weather events.
Get ready for the opening of bookings for Great Walks 2022-23.
Skyline Queenstown has launched Skyline Guided Walks at Ben Lomond.
The upgrade of Hump Ridge Track to Great Walk status is underway, with the first spade hitting the ground in Southland this week.
Visitors to Pigeon Island/Wāwāhi Waka on Lake Whakatipu who wish to stay in the hut overnight will now need to book online in advance with Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Journey along Wellington’s highest peaks between Johnsonville and Karori.
The search for a missing tramper in Milford Sound will continue today with additional search and rescue personnel being brought into assist.
The Department of Conservation will open bookings in April for its huts, lodges and campsites for the 2022-23 season.
Matakana Coast Trail Trust is urging people to make a submission to Auckland Council to support the proposed $50m Pūhoi to Mangawhai cycle trail.
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The first stage of work in repairing storm damage to the Heaphy Track will begin late next week, the Department of Conservation has confirmed.
Through-trips on the Heaphy Track will not be possible for several months following severe damage caused by torrential rain last week.
The Heaphy Track is closed following torrential rain last week that severely damaged parts of the track.
The 4 Barrels Walking Wine Trail in Cromwell will pause over the autumn and winter seasons and reopen in October 2022.
Marlborough District Council is urging caution at Wither Hills Farm Park due to fire risk.
Queenstown Lakes District Council is buying 100ha of land at Mt Iron and Little Mt Iron in Wānaka.
Tūhoe says it is investing in a custom-built electric passenger boat, to replace previous water taxis and reduce fuel pollution on Lake Waikaremoana.
The Hakarimata Summit Track in Waikato has re-opened at Covid-19 alert level 2.
Around 95% of Taranaki Crossing routes will be upgraded over summer.
Tairāwhiti trails and a food festival have secured funding from Trust Tairāwhiti.
People walking parts of the Te Araroa Trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff are reminded to observe Covid-19 alert level 3 rules when in those areas.
Department of Conservation hut wardens are now in place on New Zealand’s newest Great Walk.
Parts of the storm-damaged Queen Charlotte Track will re-open on Saturday 25 September, says the Department of Conservation.
The funding will create 15 full-time-equivalent staff over the length of the project, or roughly 50 part-time seasonal positions.
DOC will contribute $1.9m funding from the Jobs for Nature programme to extend a Kauri dieback programme in Auckland.
The Department of Conservation is looking for information about vandalism to huts in the Lake Manapouri area.
Work is progressing to restore the flood-damaged Queen Charlotte Track and Link Pathway in the Marlborough region ahead of the school holidays in October.
Nelson City Council is seeking feedback on proposals to increase the number of family-friendly walking routes and mountain biking tracks in the region.
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is calling for submissions on place name changes in Fiordland.
The first map of individual kauri trees in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park has been released to help combat the spread of kauri dieback.
A new access-friendly suspension bridge has opened in Wellington’s Kaitoke Regional Park.
Mt Taranaki’s Around the Mountain Circuit could be closed for months, following damage to the track during storms in July.
More off-road trails for beginner and intermediate cyclists, trails dedicated to walkers, and a new Trails Advisory Group have been proposed as part of a Draft Out and About On Tracks Strategy 2021 in Nelson.
The West Coast Wilderness Trail has been recognized as one of the top New Zealand Great rides, according to the New Zealand Cycle Trails rider survey.
Visitors are increasingly taking part in a unique initiative to help preserve the Erua Forest beside the Tongariro National Park, says Visit Ruapehu.
The police have issued a reminder for people to follow basic safety advice when heading out into New Zealand’s back country this winter.
Walkers on the Marlborough District council’s track system were advised to exercise caution, as work continues to repair flooding and waterlogged surfaces.
Signage and marketing materials to be updated with new grades.
Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail jointly funded by MBIE, district councils and community trust.
The Mountain Safety Council has developed a new app with the support of the Police to assist with planning a walk or tramp.
Bike trail charity asks riders to avoid Hot Rod and Rude Rock to minimize winter damage.
Track upgrades on Māngere Mountain start on 17 May and will take approximately five months to complete, Tupuna Maunga Authority says.
A group of popular Northland tracks have reopened due to actions taken to manage the threat of feral dogs, says the Department of Conservation.
The popular Sunrise Hut and Sunrise Track in the Ruahine Forest Park has reopened to the public, following renovations and improvements to the track.
The Department of Conservation and New Zealand Police are urging hikers to be prepared and plan for extreme winter conditions when hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Tongariro Northern Circuit.
The Department of Conservation has re-opened the Hacket Track in the Mount Richmond Forest Park in Marlborough, with a temporary trail around a landslip on 13 April.
Mountain bikers can ride the Heaphy Track in the Kahurangi National Park from 1 May to 30 November.
But areas near urban centres saw strong growth in visitor numbers.