Archives For Recreation

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

The Queen Charlotte Track, while not an official Great Walk, is considered pretty great by the thousands of walkers and mountain bikers that experience all or part of it each year.

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Exploring New Zealand’s winter wilderness is an experience like no other. We have five questions to help you get the most out of your winter adventure.

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If you’re driving between Picton and Christchurch this summer, you’ll need to use the alternative route. Luckily, there’s plenty of natural places to visit along the way!

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In the lead up to Christmas, DOC is supporting the Mental Health Foundation with the ‘Summer Photo Challenge’ through the Healthy Nature, Healthy People initiative.

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On a warm February weekend Sam Rowland and Kate Alderslade explored Te Ara Pātaka — they share with us 10 reasons to visit this magical spot.

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DOC’s Outward Bound scholarship offers a development opportunity for our future conservation leaders. Natalie de Burgh, a previous scholarship recipient, shares her experience.

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This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 October). The theme of this year’s week is “Connect with nature for good mental health and wellbeing”.

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