Devil in the detail

Features, Wild Huts

How three old-timer huts were saved from the fiscal axe Not so long ago, the old huts of Kahurangi National Park wore the weariness of decades; their timbers were gaping;...

Go to the mountains

Features, Getting started

After 35 years without lacing up her boots, Rebecca Hayter discovers that by taking baby steps, she has learned to love the hills again I STOOD ON the deck of Fenella Hut in Kahurangi National Park, sipped...

What a relief

Wild People

Rebecca Hayter meets a map maker who creates visually-stunning topo maps specifically for trampers During his 40 years as a cartographer with LINZ, Geoff Aitken put his mark on a...