Alerts

Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

For Cascade Creek Campsite
Alert Predator control for Eglinton Valley

A predator control operation using toxic bait containing 1080 was completed on 11 February 2024.

Eglinton Valley is open to the public with warning signs in place at key entrances.

There may be toxic carcasses and bait (green coloured pellets) in the area. It’s not safe to hunt for food or have your dog in this area for up to 8 months. Dogs are not allowed at any time. Warning signs and this web alert will be removed when the area is safe again.

This operation is part of DOC's National Predator Control Programme to protect native species.

First published on 18 December 2023. Last reviewed on 12 June 2024.
Date 12 Jun 2024 11:16
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2024.
For Deer Flat Campsite
Alert Predator control for Eglinton Valley

A predator control operation using toxic bait containing 1080 was completed on 11 February 2024.

Eglinton Valley is open to the public with warning signs in place at key entrances.

There may be toxic carcasses and bait (green coloured pellets) in the area. It’s not safe to hunt for food or have your dog in this area for up to 8 months. Dogs are not allowed at any time. Warning signs and this web alert will be removed when the area is safe again.

This operation is part of DOC's National Predator Control Programme to protect native species.

First published on 18 December 2023. Last reviewed on 12 June 2024.
Date 12 Jun 2024 11:16
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2024.
For Routeburn Track
Alert Routeburn Track Closed

During the extreme weather of 3 February 2020, the Routeburn Track sustained significant damage and will not reopen this season and will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The track will require considerable repair work to be operational.

Further information.

Date 8 Feb 2020 07:46
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