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A wintry day with NZ's only public road avalanche inspectors

Each winter, a small team of specialist avalanche forecasters begin their vigil to keep people safe while travelling on the Milford Road.

Date 03 Aug 2020

The alpine highway to Milford Sound is home to the country's only public road avalanche programme.

Reporter Tess Brunton and cameraman Nathan McKinnon travelled into the avalanche zone to find out more.

Watch the full story here

Date

03 Aug 2020

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