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Waitakere Ranges rescue operations

Two parties of trampers got into trouble in the Waitakere Ranges Auckland today. In the first incident two people were airlifted to hospital for treatment for hypothermia.


Missing trampers found safe and well

Carolyn and Rachel Lloyd have been found safe and well today by Search and Rescue. The mother and daughter were walking Kapakapanui Track, in the Tararua Forest Park near Waikanae on Tuesday.


Search and rescue operation launched for missing women

Police seeking information about two missing women on the Kapakapanui Track, in the Tararua Forest Park near Waikanae for possibly two days.


NZ Alpine Club announces appointment of new General Manager

Keith Gilby has been appointed to the role of General Manager of the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC), replacing outgoing General Manager Sam Newton.


Rescue using new satellite system

A new search and rescue satellite system covering New Zealand has only been operating in test mode for three days, but has already enabled the potentially lifesaving rescue of an injured tramper in the Tararua Ranges.


SkyPath gives birth to SeaPath

NZTA’s public consultation on the SeaPath walking and cycling link between Takapuna and the northern landing of SkyPath is warmly welcomed by the SkyPath Trust.


NZAC announces funding for six international climbing expeditions

NZAC Expedition Fund supports Kiwi climbers embarking on a variety of international climbing expeditions.


Deep Cave Search and Rescue Takaka - Tasman

Caver injured during Takaka Hill rescue exercise. Participants taking part in a Deep Cave Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) on Takaka Hill near Motueka tested their skills


Kehu Butler joins Red Bull Family

Young Arataki born Kehu Butler has been closely watched since 2012, and this week has finally rode his wave into the Red Bull family, as the company’s first ever New Zealand surf athlete.


5 ways to raise money for your expeditions if you cannot find sponsorship

I receive many requests from people for advice on how to raise sponsorship to support the cost of their expeditions or adventures (In fact I get so many requests I wrote this article giving 10 practical tips on how to do it yourself).