Archives For Recreation

Camping, walking/hiking/tramping, hunting, huts, cabins and campsites.

If you’re hiking or biking the Paparoa Track, keep your eyes open. And not just for the stunning views – many rare and wonderful native species live around the Paparoa Track.

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Fish aren’t nearly as at-risk of ingesting 1080 as the fear mongering posts on social media could lead someone to believe. 1080 operations have no effect on trout, nymphs and native fish, or the water in the streams, rivers and lakes where they live.

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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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