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What better way to celebrate the Kawarau Suspension Bridge’s new Landmarks Whenua Tohunga status, than by bungy jumping off it dressed in 19th century costume to mark the occasion.

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Dedicated members of the Parawai Tramping Club came to the rescue last month with a working bee to clean down and paint Parawai Lodge in Tararua Forest Park.

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The vanished landscape of the Bannockburn Sluicings is New Zealand’s Grand Canyon, on a smaller scale.

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Earlier this year DOC Intern Madison Charles discovered an interesting link between the historic Kawarau Bridge, a leading New Zealand engineer and the world’s symbol for extinction – the dodo.

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Want to understand people better? Visit the places that matter to them. Rebecca O’Brien faces the realities of West Coast life at Brunner Mine.

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Experiencing Ohakune Old Coach Road — enjoying the breathtaking and ‘must-stop’ moments along this top heritage attraction.

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Experiencing Ship Cove and following in the footsteps of some of the world’s great navigators – Captain Cook and Kupe.

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