New Zealand is precious – everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it.
Make a commitment to Aotearoa by protecting nature, being prepared, keeping New Zealand clean and showing respect.
Care for Aotearoa, for now and for future generations.
You can read how to take care of Aotearoa in Easy Read and other languages.
There's no need to hibernate this winter – there are still lots of great options for outdoor respite and adventures.
Contact your nearest DOC visitor centre for the latest information and our best tips for your visit to New Zealand's conservation areas.
Choose a track to match your skills, fitness and the experience you want.
For anyone heading outdoors, a registered distress beacon is the lifeline that can summon help to your location in a life-threatening situation.
Auckland is at Level 3 and other regions at Level 2.