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National Park Villages, blog post, Hop On A Shuttle, Hop On A Shuttle - Hop On A Shuttle
15 January 2019

Hop On A Shuttle


DOC urges Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers to leave their vehicles behind.

National Park Villages, blog post, A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter, A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter - A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
15 November 2018

A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter


By Marina van Wyk, Tongariro Crossing Lodge.

National Park Villages, blog post, Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal, Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal - Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal
15 October 2018

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.

National Park Villages, blog post, Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick, Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick - Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick
15 September 2018

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick


The Tongariro Alpine Crossing has been officially designated as a new Great Day walk.

National Park Villages, blog post, The Best Birthday Present Ever, The Best Birthday Present Ever - The Best Birthday Present Ever
15 June 2018

The Best Birthday Present Ever


Queens Birthday Delivers for local businesses.

National Park Villages, blog post, Age Is No Barrier, Age Is No Barrier - Age Is No Barrier
15 December 2017

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.

National Park Villages, blog post, What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor, What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor - What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor
15 August 2017

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.

National Park Villages, blog post, How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter, How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter - How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
15 July 2017

How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter


Don’t get stranded like a possum on the ice!