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Message to our tourists – stay safe in the outdoors

After a tragic death on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, DOC and New Zealand Police are encouraging people to help our visitors stay safe in the outdoors.


Paralympics New Zealand celebrates 50th Anniversary

This evening Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) will mark its 50th Anniversary as the National Paralympic Committee for New Zealand. During the event PNZ


NZ record broken as Kiwis make strong start at Youth Olympic Games

Sport climber Sarah Tetzlaff flew up the speed wall to set a New Zealand record as the sport made its Olympic debut on day one of Buenos Aires 2018.


Youth Olympic Games Team Flagbearer Kanah Andrews-Nahu

Weightlifter Kanah Andrews-Nahu named New Zealand Youth Olympic Games Team Flagbearer


Body found in Tongariro search name released

Police released the name of the 54-year-old man who died while hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing earlier this week.


Two deaths one at Ruapahu Crater the other Mt Aspiring

There were deaths on two of New Zealand's peaks today. One at Ruapahu's Crater Lake, the other while skiing from the top of Mt Aspiring


Paralympics New Zealand kick starts $1.1 m fundraising

Today saw Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) officially kick start the fundraising drive for the New Zealand Paralympic Team on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games


Group rescued from DoC hut in Remutaka Forest Park

A group of young people caught out by bad weather earlier this week had a lucky escape when Police Search and Rescue picked them up from the DoC hut they were sheltering in.


The Naked Rower's Global Sailing Adventure

Olympian, trans-Atlantic rowing champion and author of The Naked Rower, Rob Hamill is off on another adventure, this time with his wife Rachel and three children Finn (16), Declan (14) and Ivan (11)


Call for climbers to be careful with permanent climbing fixtures

The family of Lauren Kimiyo Worrell who died in a climbing accident Castle Rock have made a call for climbers to be careful with permanent climbing fixtures