Archives For Huts

DOC manages a network of over 950 huts of all shapes and sizes.

What is so special about the red tussock on the Gouland Downs you might ask? Harry Broad, DOC writer in residence, explains why this “dull and boring” plant is worthy of admiration.

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Dedicated members of the Parawai Tramping Club came to the rescue last month with a working bee to clean down and paint Parawai Lodge in Tararua Forest Park.

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If you’re heading out on a family adventure, a DOC hut can be a great option for accommodation. Here are some insider tips from our rangers for your next hut break.

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Swazi founder Davey Hughes takes a trip to tahr country on the West Coast of the South Island.

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Staff from DOC and the New Zealand Defence Force spent the weekend in Mount Richmond Forest Park, tasked with moving Mt Fell Hut by helicopter.

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It’s always a great time to start planning your first true Kiwi hut experience. DOC staff share their hut picks for first time trampers.

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Today’s photo of the week is of Angelus Hut between Lakes Rotoiti and Rotoroa in Nelson Lakes National Park.

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