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This is a special guest blog by Anthony Behrens, content creator and conservationist at Swampthing, sharing his recent experience following DOC Rangers in the Northern Ruahine rat monitoring programme.

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The Paparoa Track, New Zealand’s 10th Great Walk, opens on 1 December 2019. It’s already proving popular and bookings are filling up fast.

Keen to bike the track on a particular date, but can’t get a bed in Moonlight Tops Hut? Don’t despair – you can still mountain bike the Paparoa Track without stopping for the night at Moonlight Tops.

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This is a guest blog by Ashlyn Oswalt. Ashlyn is an American expat who’s been living in New Zealand for a year. She’s a keen tramper and enjoys going on day-trips around the Christchurch area. She’s shared her top five day trips for people who are thinking of getting out and about in nature this winter.

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