Permolat Southland is looking for two of motivated and fit persons who could become our facilitators and liaison people

People who can liaise with DoC Invercargill and Te Anau and The Backcountry Trust and also plan, organise and participate in hut maintenance and track cutting and logistics and purchasing with a view to becoming Trustees. There are two positions available. These positions are purely voluntary and would suit enthusiastic people with a love for the back country and some spare time to put into this endeavour. Interested? Please contact Alastair at Permolat Southland to talk about the job description.

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Welcome to Permolat Southland

We are glad you found our site, have a look around and then decide to volunteer or donate to our endeavors, we are a charity and are tax exempt so we can give you a donation receipt to get your tax back. Contact us to find our more.

We have a list of huts that need anything from a little bit of TLC up to huts that need a complete makeover, take a look at the list on our hut page. You may decide to take on one of these huts and do the makeover yourself, let us know and we will give you all the help you need to make a difference to a remote hut.
We have a list of tracks we are responsible for, these need re-cutting about every three years or so. It is an ongoing project, look at the list an our track page, you may want to take on a track or help cut one yourself, let us know and we will give you all the help you need to make a difference to a remote track.
You can follow this link to the Reports page where you can browse reports of our past projects of huts and tracks we have cut and done makeovers on. If you are interested in taking on or helping with a hut or track let us know, we will give you all the help you need.

Life is sometimes a difficult climb but the view is great like the view from the front door of an outback hut, remember, not all who wander are lost.