from the Canterbury Mountaineering Club web site - "The Cameron Hut first established in 1952 (carried in by a team of CMC members over several days, then rebuilt in1982, this time it was prefabricated and flown in by helicopter). The hut is sited in a glacial basin under the Arrowsmith Ranges at approximately 1275m and is 16 km from the carpark with 5- 6 hours of easy tramping. There is a marked track most of the way on the true right with no river crossing at all. The hut has 9 bunks with…
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Bombing the Ohau | Conservation blog
By Don Herron, Wellington Visitor Centre Ranger We are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful rivers in New Zealand so, if you’re looking for a different way to see New Zealand’s magnificent backcountry, why not spend the day swimming down one? The Ohau river system on the western side of Tararua Forest Park makes for a perfect summer […]
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Deep Creek Hut, Pisa Conservation Area, Otago, New Zealand. For over a century this historic high country hut was a seasonal home for musterers on Mt Pisa Station. A highlight of the hut today is the graffiti on the walls dating back to the early 1900s. Photo: Fiona Austin #dochuts