Introduction

New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. DOC facilities are open - including visitor centres, huts, campgrounds and toilets.

Date:  08 October 2020

DOC is working to support the New Zealand Government’s COVID-19 response, keep everyone safe and stop the spread.

Take responsibility for your health and the health of others, when staying in huts, campsites and lodges and using toilets:

  • stay home if you're unwell
  • wash your hands regularly
  • take and use your own cleaning and protective equipment. Leave facilities clean and fit for use by others
  • keep a record of where you’ve been – tell someone before you go and use the hut intentions books
  • huts, campsites and lodges cannot be used to self-isolate.

Hunting and whitebaiting is permitted. 


More information

Check this website for more information including hunting permits, track updates, closures and safety advice. 

NZ COVID Tracer app

NZ Government COVID-19 website

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