Ride the mule

Hold on to your hat, you’re riding a mule—four-wheel-drive all-terrain vehicles that can navigate the narrow, bush-cloaked goat tracks that are Raoul’s autobahns.

Produced by New Zealand Geographic

At nearly 2900 hectares, it’s a large island, and every day DOC rangers criss-cross the rock for surveying, monitoring, weeding, and tending to the island’s infrastructure. There are seven on the island, rotating on 6- or 12-month tours of duty.

Episodes From This Location

Homeward bound

1 minute / 2019

Lions’ den

1 minute / 2019

Foreigners

1 minute / 2019

The thin green line

1 minute / 2019

Ride the mule

1 minute / 2019

Scooter with kingis

1 minute / 2019

Kiwi coral

1 minute / 2019

The epicentre

1 minute / 2019

Welcome to Sharkland

1 minute / 2019

The last roost

1 minute / 2019