Archives For Walking/hiking/tramping

There’s a dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have been volunteering for 20 years, and they’re all older than my granddad.

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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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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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The final track on Great Barrier Island reopened recently, marking the end of work to restore damage caused by the June 2014 storm.

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The recently completed Paekakariki Escarpment Track, dubbed the ‘Stairway To Heaven’, near Wellington offers walkers commanding views of the Kapiti Coast, Kapiti Island and the distant Marlborough Sounds.

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German couple Cécile and Lucas walked the Te Araroa Trail over summer. They share their track memories and advice for hikers.

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DOC’s Chloe Barnes recounts her trip walking the track at Putangirua Pinnacles in Aorangi Forest Park.

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