Skyline track on city’s doorstep

Features

 Walkers are spoilt for choice when it comes to backcountry huts within a few hours’ drive of Christchurch, but a new development on Banks Peninsula aims to get more people...

Arthur's Pass, home to 30 odd people

Features

Arthur’s Pass is home to just 30 people, but together they maintain an active volunteer fire brigade, search and rescue unit and a wildlife trust that looks after hundreds of...

Aoraki’s holy mountain

Features

Mt Wakefield in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park is ‘not your average mountain’, according to members of a worldwide spiritual organisation. A skeptical Anna Pearson joins the Aetherius Society on a...

Wilding warriors

Conservation

A green tsunami is consuming the land, but trampers and climbers are standing up to threats posed by wilding pines HE FIRST noticed the problem in the Mackenzie Basin while walking...