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Great Walks, good manners: Five steps of outdoor hiking etiquette
Look after your fellow hikers and the tracks you share.
Milford opening-day glitches sign of 'great demand', more Great Walks open next week
The DoC booking system crashed just after opening at 9.30am, to the frustration of users.
Great frustrations: Milford Track fills up after DoC website issues
The first Great Walk has been booked out but there's hope yet.
DoC Great Walk booking website crashes under Milford Track demand
Booking site overwhelmed by eager would-be trampers.
Hut costs to double: Cyclone repairs force DoC price hike
Standard hut fees will double from $5 to $10 a night, from July 1.
How does a guided tour New Zealand to life? Like this
Follow the leader by bike, foot, kayak, or raft.
The birds and the trees: Family friendly walks at Hakarimata Scenic Reserve
Where to find leg-burning workouts and sedate native forest adventures near Hamilton.
Kiwi hike leapfrogs Milford in world's most popular tramps
A survey into the world's most popular tracks has named the Kiwi hike as one of the best.
Grand Canyon hiker's guilty plea, trail party grows out of control
The guide plead guilty to inviting 140 hikers through the Arizona national park.
Best of summer: Where to find the country's top 10 beach walks
The top 10 have been named but which walk will you vote as the country's number one?
You voted. We listened. Summer's top-rated experiences revealed
The votes are in. Kiwis have nominated their top summer to-dos and here are the finalists.
Kiwi celebs share their picks for the Herald's Best of Summer competition
Matty McLean, Brynley Stent, Peter Gordon and more share their Best of Summer picks.
'Precious' discovery in Tongariro sparks national search for its owner
Hikers' chance discovery has begun a search to find the rings' owner.
How do you tackle 15,000km of coast? One walkway at a time
Redefine yourself one step at a time on the country's coastal walkways.
Ōpārara Arches 'bridge too far' for DoC redevelopment
The one thing more fragile than the Park ecosystem was the brittle karst limestone.