Family walking the Kepler track, Te AnauPHOTO: Ben Arthur ©
Find some of our best short walks and best day hikes.
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Plan your land based trip into the New Zealand outdoors. Enter some basic information then receive alerts, forecasts and resources relevant to the activity you're doing.
DOC manages a network of over 950 huts of all shapes and sizes. They provide unique places to stay, refuge from bad weather, or rest and recover when you're out exploring the outdoors.
Volunteers are needed to help maintain tracks, huts, historic sites and gardens. There are a range of practical, hands on tasks you can get involved in.