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

Today on the blog, keen tramper Ruth shares her experience activating a distress beacon and tips for how to use yours.

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What was that? Something just crawled on you. Oh no. Is it a mouse? No, too small. A spider? Ugh, I’d rather a mouse. Oh there’s more than one. They’re moving. They’re biting. And they’re so. Damn. Itchy.

Bed bugs.

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Completing the Mintaro Hut replacement project in the remote and rugged environment of the Milford Track and living with wildlife, including a circus of juvenile kea who moved on site, made the project especially memorable for the building team!

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