Archives For Great Walks

Despite a visual impairment that means she can only see light and dark, Mary Fisher is a keen tramper and advocate for getting out and enjoying New Zealand’s natural environment. Mary shares with us her experience walking the Kepler Track.

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Dreamed of taking on one of our spectacular Great Walks but feel like you need some more training under your belt? Here are some helpful tips just for you.

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Sunshine, blue skies and warm evenings greeted Don Herron when he rode the Heaphy Track in May 2016.

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Anja Scholz tells us about her experience volunteering as an assistant hut warden along the Heaphy Track.

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New Zealand’s mountain peaks, native forests and pristine lakes can now be viewed from anywhere in the world on Google Maps. We go behind the scenes.

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With the number of visitors completing the Whanganui Journey rising steadily every year, new DOC staff in the district, together with Taumarunui I-Site set, off to discover what the fuss is about.

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Classroom bound students across New Zealand join LEARNZ, DOC, Ruud Kleinpaste, and others, for a virtual field trip on the Routeburn Track.

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