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This is a guest blog by Ashlyn Oswalt. Safety first is her key message and to make sure people are properly prepared, she’s put together the following list of must haves for a walk.

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Ashlyn Oswalt is an American expat who’s been living in New Zealand for a year. She’s noticed that many tourists come to New Zealand without the right tools or amount of preparedness to safely enjoy the outdoors.

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If you’re here from overseas visiting our unique nature; or are from elsewhere in the country exploring your wider backyard, here are some hot tips to treat wildlife the Kiwi way.

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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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Lou discusses DOC’s ‘most influential brand award’, Westport tourism initiatives, a new dog training device developed by staff and more…

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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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