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Woman rescued in overnight Mt Ruapehu SAR operation

A woman is very lucky to be alive after becoming lost on Mt Ruapehu while skiing outside of the ski field boundary yesterday.


Trampers, Climbers, Hunters and Mountain-Bikers launch Backcountry Trust

Backcountry users are extremely passionate about the huts and tracks that allow them to access New Zealand’s great outdoors – so much so that many are motivated and willing to volunteer time to help look after these places.


Ruahine Forest park protected

The Supreme Court has just ruled to protect Ruahine Forest Park from New Zealand’s largest irrigation dam!


Child injured on Rob Roy Glacier Walk, Mt Aspiring

A child has serious injuries after falling off a track in Mount Aspiring this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Rob Roy Glacier walking track


Fear Society

Sixteen southlanders have started up a new sporting society this month. It is called the Fiordland Endurance and Adventure Racing Society, or the Fear Society for short.


Australian Indigenous Olympians Recognised For Olympic Day

AOC: The spirit of the Olympic movement was alive and well today, as the Australian Olympic Committee hosted a ‘Reception for Indigenous Olympic Athlete Recognition’ at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.


Federated Mountain Clubs calls for 'The Remarkables National Park'

Federated Mountain Clubs (FMC) is today launching its Remarkable Outdoors campaign headlined by a proposed new national park - ‘The Remarkables National Park’ in the Otago Southland high-country near Queenstown.


Huge milestone for AIMS Games

September’s Anchor AIMS Games has breached two significant milestones, with more than 10,000 athletes from over 300 schools heading to Tauranga.


Red Bull X-Alps, the world’s toughest adventure race

This years Red Bull X-Alps paraglide - adventure race will see 32 starters with Kiwi Nick Neynens and Australian Che Golus representing their counties


NZ’s first pack rafting and bike packing adventure

NZ’s first pack rafting and bike packing adventure wins best New Zealand made film at the 2017 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival.