Could the Bay of Islands become the location of a Great Walk to rival the Milford and Routeburn Tracks? That’s the vision of the Ipipiri Nature Conservancy Trust after it secured a deal on 700 hectares of land in Elliot Bay, Northland, this week. NEXT is a supporter of the new conservation project, which Ipipiri Trust Chair Geoff Ricketts explained to Radio New Zealand’s Jess Mulligan.

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