Archives For Recreation

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

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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Maz Taylor-Gregory shares with us a recent hunting adventure in the Kaweka Forest Park with her dad Mark.

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DOC’s Outward Bound scholarship offers a development opportunity for our future conservation leaders. Guy McDonald, a previous scholarship recipient, shares his experience.

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