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Several hundred people came from near and far to celebrate the gifting of the Awaroa “people’s beach” and it becoming part of Abel Tasman National Park.

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Today’s photo is of New Zealand’s tallest peak, Aoraki/Mount Cook, taken at Mueller Glacier Lake.

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Today’s photo of the week is from the Croesus Track on the West Coast of the South Island.

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Milford Track’s first Freedom Walkers, members of the Otago Tramping and Mountaineering Club revisited their battleground.

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Visitor Centre Ranger Don Herron tackles Cascade Saddle and is rewarded with spectacular views of Mount Rob Roy, Mount Avalanche, Mount Aspiring plus many other peaks and glaciers.

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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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Every January a select band of DOC staff head to the Eglinton Valley in Fiordland to measure the populations of our rare native bats.

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