Alerts

Browning Hut

For Browning Hut
Alert Multiple slips and riverbank erosion on Hacket Track network

Multiple slips have occurred along the Hacket Track network and there is potential for further rockfall and riverbank erosion.

The tracks are open and slip sections are marked with danger signs. Extreme caution is required when traversing these hazardous locations. Move quickly and do not stop.

If heavy rain is forecast avoid the area entirely.

This is a long-term alert.

First published on 22 October 2021. Last reviewed on 14 November 2022.
Date 14 Nov 2022 18:38
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2022.
For Browning Hut
Alert Pelorus Track and Te Araroa Trail storm damage
  • There may be storm damage on the trail between Captain Creek Hut and Roebuck Hut. 
  • There are some windfalls with one large tree across the track between Roebuck Hut and Middy Hut. 
  • There is a stream washout between Totara Saddle and Roebuck Hut. This is still active and requires caution to cross.

Allow extra time to negotiate these hazards. We would appreciate any reports of damage on this section of the track – email picton@doc.govt.nz.  

First published on 15 July 2022. Last reviewed on 4 December 2022.
Date 4 Dec 2022 12:33
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2022.