Alerts

Fiordland National Park

For Brod Bay campsite
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Kepler Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Kepler Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 2 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:11
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Lake Mackenzie Campsite
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Routeburn Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Routeburn Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 3 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:11
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Supper Cove Hut
Alert Dusky track pest control operation

A Save Our Iconic Kiwi pest control operation will take place across approximately 40,000 ha of the Wet Jacket Arm Peninsula between Breaksea Sound in the north and Cooper Island in the south, including the area surrounding Wet Jacket and Broughton Arms. This area also includes the Dusky Track between Supper Cove and Loch Maree Hut. 

An aerial application of non-toxic prefeed will be applied from any day on or after May 17 2019.  This will be followed by biodegradable aerial 1080 no less than five days later.

The public are asked not to venture on to the Dusky Track between Loch Maree and Supper Cove within the operational area during or immediately following the operation. Warning signs will be placed at all the normal points of entry to the area.

First published on 13 May 2019.
Date 13 May 2019 16:16
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Loch Maree Hut
Alert Dusky track pest control operation

A Save Our Iconic Kiwi pest control operation will take place across approximately 40,000 ha of the Wet Jacket Arm Peninsula between Breaksea Sound in the north and Cooper Island in the south, including the area surrounding Wet Jacket and Broughton Arms. This area also includes the Dusky Track between Supper Cove and Loch Maree Hut. 

An aerial application of non-toxic prefeed will be applied from any day on or after May 17 2019.  This will be followed by biodegradable aerial 1080 no less than five days later.

The public are asked not to venture on to the Dusky Track between Loch Maree and Supper Cove within the operational area during or immediately following the operation. Warning signs will be placed at all the normal points of entry to the area.

First published on 13 May 2019.
Date 13 May 2019 16:16
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Halfway Hut
Alert Dusky Track river crossings

The river has changed course near Halfway Hut. It must now be crossed twice in knee deep water (in dry conditions). During and after rain this section may become impassable.

First published on 11 February 2019. Last reviewed on 29 April 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Iris Burn Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Kepler Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Kepler Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 2 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Clinton Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Milford Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Milford Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 2 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Dumpling Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Milford Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Milford Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 2 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Howden Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Routeburn Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Routeburn Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 3 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Lake Mackenzie Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Routeburn Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Routeburn Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 3 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Mt Luxmore Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Kepler Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Kepler Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 2 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.
For Mintaro Hut
Alert Reduced facilities and additional safety hazards

The Great Walks season has ended on the Milford Track.

From 1 May 2019 to 28 October 2019, facilities are greatly reduced and there are additional safety hazards to consider. Walking the track during this time should only be attempted by fit, experienced and well-equipped people. For more information see Walking the Milford Track outside the Great Walks season.

First published on 2 May 2019.
Date 7 May 2019 04:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2019.

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