Story: Sports and leisure

Tramper on a swing bridge

Tramper on a swing bridge

As well as providing huts for trampers and hunters, the Department of Conservation maintains numerous tracks in bush and mountain areas. Here a tramper crosses a swing bridge at Welcome Flat in the Copland Valley on the West Coast of the South Island.

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Jock Phillips, 'Sports and leisure - Informal sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Jock Phillips, updated 1 Sep 2015