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The West Coast wilderness is a must-visit location for more than just glaciers. In this blog we cover some of the awesome spots in this untamed West Coast wilderness surrounding Franz Josef Glacier.

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Today’s photo of the week was taken at Ottos/Macdonalds Campsite, an easily accessible campsite at the northern end of Lake Mapourika near Franz Josef.

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DOC’s Director-General Lou Sanson updates us on the opening of Franz Josef Visitor Centre, Battle for our Birds, Wildbase Recovery and more.

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we profile Kristina Mottlova, Visitor Centre Ranger at Franz Josef.

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An exciting project to build a new walking and cycling track at Franz Josef, is underway, thanks to some committed volunteers.

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Before starting his Oxford University degree, Austrian Julian Möhlen took some time out to travel and help with conservation work in New Zealand.

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DOC Director-General Lou Sanson visits Franz Josef Glacier to see how DOC is tackling the ongoing challenges in maintaining glacier access in a dramatically receding glacial environment.

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