Archives For Huts

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

Blogger Sharlene Laskey tells us about her mission to visit all of New Zealand’s huts and shelters.

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Haurangi Hut in the Rimutaka Forest Park received some tender loving care recently with some help from Dulux.

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Restoration work has been undertaken at the recently vandalised Cone Hut which has stood for the best part of 70 years in the Tauherenikau Valley.

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Armed with hand tools, fire lighters and safety gear, four wahine were dropped into a remote part of the Whanganui National Park recently for some demolition work.

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The oldest hut in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park was on the move last week to save the structure from slipping in to the Hooker Glacier.

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This month, rangers from Hokitika headed into the hills to clear the track and give Poet Hut a makeover.

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On a fine summer’s day the route up to Mueller Hut is a fantastic way to experience New Zealand’s mountains without needing to be a mountaineer.

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