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Walks 13th to 16th February, 2016

Sat 13th of February 2016 Weavers Down

6 miles – whichever way round takes your fancy.

Start: 10:00 at Midhurst Road Car Park, GR SU840313 . 45 more words

Short walks around Wellington: Baring Head

You might have seen the Baring lighthouse in the distance as you stand on Wellington beach front, but have you explored the trails? DOC Senior Policy Advisor Paula Warren shares her recommendations. 540 more words


Walks at Selborne and Chapel Common

Sun 7th February 2016       Selborne area
10 miles  (around 5 hours)

Start:  09:45 Selborne National Trust Car Park, GR  SU742335 .
Lifts:  09:25. Coffee Stop/Picnic Lunch. 108 more words

A Taupo short walk – things to do with kids on summer holiday

DOC employee Sarah Cox discovers the Opepe Historic Bush Walk near Taupo during the summer holiday with her family.

Staying in Taupo for a couple of days in early January, the family were keen to do a bit of exploring around the region.  279 more words


Sunday stroll up Kerloch

New year, new adventures

After the gluttony of Christmas and New Year, me and Jamie thought it would be best to get back into the swing of things with an easier Sunday stroll. 646 more words


St Gerard's Monastery

So technically this post isn’t about arts, or theatre. But it is slightly relevant to culture. Inasmuch as culture is directly related to history. The St Gerard’s Church and Monastery was built on Mt Victoria way back in 1908, and is actually recognised by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a places ‘special or outstanding historical or cultural heritage significance or value’. 82 more words


Short walks to do on a road trip from Picton to Christchurch

DOC employee Anita Tibbertsma shares her ‘tips for the trails’ after recently embarking on short walks between Picton and Christchurch.

Snout Track, Picton

Many ‘trail blazers’ head to Picton to explore the… 671 more words