24 August 2022
Sections of the Abel Tasman Coast Track and Queen Charlotte Track remain open but others are temporarily closed after last week’s heavy rain caused multiple slips and other damage.
01 June 2022
DOC is closing a cave in the Ōparara Basin in Kahurangi National Park for a year to protect rare spiders which live in it.
22 April 2022
A Kahurangi National Park whio has proved a steadfast survivor, becoming one of the longest-lived of her species despite losing part of a wing and not being able to fly.
04 March 2022
The first stage of work in repairing storm damage to the Heaphy Track will begin late next week.
22 February 2022
Structural engineers have confirmed that flood-damaged Heaphy Bridge on the Heaphy Great Walk is a write-off but it’s possible that Gunner Bridge can be fixed.
10 February 2022
The severe damage done to the Heaphy Track by last week’s torrential rain means through trips of the track will not be possible for several months.
09 February 2022
Last week’s torrential rain has severely damaged parts of the Heaphy Track and it is closed until Sunday 13 February.
20 January 2022
Six kea chicks are believed to have successfully fledged in the Nelson Lakes area in the past month to boost the kea population.