Stories and Media

See what happened for Get Outdoors Week 2020! We will be adding more media and stories to help you get inspired to get outdoors in 2021.

Media Release | Get Outdoors Week 2020 starts today!

14 Nov 2020

Get Outdoors Week is a national campaign that encourages Kiwis to get out and explore the great outdoors, and it starts today! There's no limit on how you can get involved, whether it's a short bush walk with the kids, a swim in the ocean or a picnic in your local park....

Media Release | Start planning for Get Outdoors Week 2020

06 Nov 2020

Now is the time to start planning your Get Outdoors Week activities! "Get Outdoors Week is only a week away, so now is the time to start thinking about where you'll go and what you'll do to get involved," says Andrew Leslie, CEO of Recreation Aotearoa....

Guest Story | How to Get into Hunting with Tim Gale

04 Nov 2020

A few years ago, there was an ad on TV that referred to New Zealand as the 'best backyard in the world'. With seven distinct species of deer, wild pigs, the agile alpine chamois and the mighty Himalayan tahr, New Zealand is also one of the best places in the world to hunt...

Guest Story | Badgers Top 5 Dog Friendly Trails in the Port Hills

03 Nov 2020

Hey Team, Badger here! I hear you are interested in exploring the Port Hills a bit more... well, you have come to the right place as there is absolutely, no doubt, that the Port Hills is my favourite place to have fun with my Dad, Rocky from Further Faster...

Guest Story | Top Spots on Bike or Foot with Sarah Ulmer

21 Oct 2020

I absolutely love getting around NZ, exploring walks and bike trails — pretty much all of it is done with the girls in tow and bikes in the boot. No matter where you are in the country, you are never far from a stunning trail, walk, waterfall or river to explore...

Media Release | Get Outdoors Week 2020 is coming soon

14 Oct 2020

Get Outdoors Week is a national campaign that encourages Kiwis to get out and explore the great outdoors. Taking place on 14-22 November 2020, Get Outdoors Week is the perfect opportunity to take the family on a local adventure and explore the natural wonders that Aotearoa has to offer...