Environmental Care

New Zealanders take a lot of pride in their wild places and we try to keep them as clean and tidy as possible, you can help with that too. We love people exploring the outdoors, to ensure the future generations get the same experience as us - it pays to leave no trace of you being there.  

What we encourage

Take your rubbish out with you, don’t leave it in huts or in the bush for others.

Leave No Trace Seven Principles
  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel and Camp on Durable Ground
  3. Dispose of Waste Properly
  4. Leave What You Find
  5. Minimise the Effects of Fire
  6. Respect Wildlife and Farm Animals
  7. Be Considerate of Others


Helpful links 

Department of Conservation - Check out the guys in charge of protecting New Zealand's amazing outdoors.

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Leave No Trace - Make sure you know the most effective ways to be a litter-free explorer.

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