Archives For Recreation

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

The majority of New Zealanders and visitors know that it’s not acceptable to create litter in New Zealand, and especially not in nature. But what should we do when we see others do it?

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Got a new drone for Christmas? Did you know the Civil Aviation Authority classify them as an aircraft? This means there are some rules you need to follow.

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Our parks and reserves are visited by droves of tourists over the busy summer season, most of whom will inevitably need to ‘answer the call of nature’ at some point during their visit.

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‘Tis the season for a lot of things, namely – getting outdoors and enjoying this beautiful country.

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Despite a visual impairment that means she can only see light and dark, Mary Fisher is a keen tramper and advocate for getting out and enjoying New Zealand’s natural environment. Mary shares with us her experience walking the Kepler Track.

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This year Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 October) comes hard on the heels of Conservation Week. Challenge your workmates to get together outdoors and let nature in to strengthen your health and wellbeing.

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Powell Hut is being rebuilt to improve the structure and provide a better experience for visitors to Tararua Forest Park. Today on the blog we pay tribute to this Wairarapa icon.

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