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Hop On A Shuttle
DOC urges Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers to leave their vehicles behind.
A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
By Marina van Wyk, Tongariro Crossing Lodge.
Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal
The National Park Village business community has welcomed Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) being granted a new license to operate Mt Ruapehu's Tūroa Ski Area.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing has been officially designated as a new Great Day walk.
The Best Birthday Present Ever
Queens Birthday Delivers for local businesses.
Age Is No Barrier
With 70 years separating them, two recent Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers have proved age is no barrier to enjoying this iconic trail.
What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor
Ebba Beattie from Sweden has returned to National Park Village to work as a ski instructor at Whakapapa. She shares her impressions of living in this unique town.
How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
Don’t get stranded like a possum on the ice!