Find out about changes that might affect the safety or enjoyment of your trip into conservation areas in the Wairarapa.


COVID-19: New Zealand is at Alert Level 1

At Alert Level 1, everyone can enjoy the great outdoors, provided it is done safely. DOC facilities are fully open without restrictions, including visitor centres, huts, campsites, and toilets. Bookings for accommodation can continue to be made.

However, we ask that you remain vigilant and ready in case COVID-19 appears in our community.

DOC's response to COVID-19.

For your safety, every effort has been made to ensure this information is correct. However you should contact the local DOC visitor centre or office for the latest updates.

Changes to weather will affect conditions in the backcountry. Always check the latest weather report before you venture out and be prepared to change your plans if conditions are unfavourable. 

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