Sport and Recreation

Create for Conservation Week

If you missed out on Conservation Week (10-18 September 2016) there’s still time to join activities around the country and enjoy our natural world. Why not take time out from technology and swap your screens for green by bringing wildlife to your garden to celebrate? …

Plan a family outdoor adventure this winter

It’s easy to feel trapped indoors by winter. Cold weather and short days makes planning outdoor family activities more of a challenge than it was during the summer months. But have no fear—there are many places to go and things to do this winter in …

Top kids’ camping activities

The family camping holiday is a staple of Kiwi life. Packing up everything but the kitchen sink and heading off to the beach, river or countryside has created memories for many of us over the years. While taking kids camping can be a lot of …

Autumn outdoor adventures with Kiwi Guardians

Getting out into nature has never been as fun – or as rewarding – as it is now. That’s because the Department of Conservation (DOC) is rewarding young Kiwis for exploring the great outdoors by giving them a medal through its new Kiwi Guardians programme. …

Tips for planning your summer family camping holiday

There is no shortage of evidence pointing towards the health benefits of spending time in nature. So with summer on the horizon, what better (or more Kiwi) way to get outdoors than to spend some time family camping? The Department of Conservation (DOC) manages more …