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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


The First Raid Del Viento Is Ready To Go!

Raid Del Viento, the last of this year’s Adventure Race World Series demonstration races starts on October 9th in Argentinean Patagonia with 31 teams including racers from 13 nationalities set to be on the start line.


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.


Swordfox races to victory in the Spring Challenge Westport

Racing together for the first-time, with a team mate called in with minimal notice, team Swordfox crossed the finish line in first place in the 9-hour category, at the Spring Challenge South event in Westport today.


Why Has The First Raid Del Viento Proved So Popular?

Raid Del Viento is the last of this year’s Adventure Race World Series demonstration races, and the slightly shorter expedition races in new locations have proved very popular.


France Ertips Triumph – AR Croatia a Hit

56 hours and 6 minutes was the time it took for French team Ertips of Sam Hubert, Clement Eldin, Stephanie Bianchi, Julien David Barranger to win the inaugural Adventure Race Croatia


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