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A day in the life of a trapper

Urgh!!! Maggots everywhere!! I look inside the trap and see a humungous, partly disintegrated rat dr...

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Winter Hiking, take a book - or your love?

Winter trampingWinter tramping is a little different, because so is winter. However, if you're adequ...

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Rakiura National Park

Rakiura National Park  Beautiful, remote and untouched, Rakiura National Park on Stewart Island enco...

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Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National Park  The Nelson Lakes National Park is an enchanting landscape of rugged alpi...

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Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park With a mild climate and pristine coastline of golden beaches, sculptured g...

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Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park  Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, in the heart of the Southern Alps, encom...

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Heading for the Hills in Level 2

Heading for the Hills in Level 2 It is a chaotic mess of boulders that once held up part of the summ...

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Scenic Day Walks in the Port Hills

 The Port Hills is a great location for scenic day walks that aren't too physically demanding. We ha...

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Evolution of Christchurch

Christchurch is no longer a ‘land and leave’ location. It is now a ‘stop and drop’ destination! The ...

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Exploring New Zealand’s South Island

My journey as an Intern at Hiking New Zealand continues: 7 days, 10 Australian ladies, one never-end...

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Hiking Tracks in Nelson Lakes

As the end of my internship here at Hiking New Zealand drew closer, I was asked to join a weekend hi...

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School Group Adventure

Hiking New Zealand recently guided a school group from Beijing around some of the splendid nature on...

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Things to do in Kaikoura

Struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in November last year, it might leave you wondering whether you...

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West Coast Wilderness

Hiking New Zealand – West Coast Wilderness The objective was to have a true New Zealand adventure, s...

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The Old Ghost Road

Bike it, hike it or run it? This purpose built 85km single track is fast becoming one of the best ba...

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Day Walks Around Christchurch

The recent fire in the Port Hills of Christchurch means we need to think a little more creatively ab...

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Winter Hiking

The Chamois buck (or Chammie as us Kiwis like to affectionately call them) eyed us from his high pe...

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Avoiding severe gales

The Hiking New Zealand team consider Claire an honorary member. Not only did we first meet Claire wh...

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Hiking the Gillespie and Rabbit Passes

Michelle walked the 8-day Gillespie and Rabbit Pass and rates it as a trip of a lifetime. It wasn’t ...

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Moose hunting in young man's country

Guide and Director, Dan Murphy, gives his account of the Dusky Track Expedition run by Hiking New Z...

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Saint James Conservation Park

Dan Murphy gets together with a group of old school mates each year and heads into the wilderness. ...

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Blurring the lines between work and play

Five things I learned about Hiking New Zealand a week after my first day in the office - Angela Jane...

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Abel Tasman - will it beat her... yes!

  Who would of thought this was the middle of winter Talk in the office..The talk in the office wa...

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Walking the Hump Ridge Track

Glenys Erskine reflects on walking the Hump Ridge Track It has been over a year since I walked t...

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Ball Pass and the Mountaineering Pastry Chef

 Anthony Benson joined the Ball Pass Alpine Trek for a taste of Mt Cook National Park at ChristmasAr...

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Outdoor Adventure 101

 Keri Welham stretches her legs and her confidence on a two-day tramp  over Cass - Lagoon Saddle in ...

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New Zealand's South Island on Foot

  Molly Feltner reviews Hiking New Zealand's Secret South for online magazine, SmarterTravel.com - P...

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Finding the dwellers in your own backyard

Student Anita Lee gets out of the city and into the wild on the West Coast Wilderness.   As a city ...

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