Logo: Protecting our Place

Protecting the places that inspire
the Dulux Colours of New Zealand

Give one of the Department of Conservation (DOC) huts a Dulux paint job, and, if your scheme is selected to colour a real DOC hut, you'll win 50L of Dulux paint.

Why DOC & Dulux?

A three year partnership to protect and paint the huts that shelter New Zealanders

DOC huts have protected us for generations. Now, Dulux is helping to do the same for the huts. Find out more

  • Our Ultimate DOC Experience Winner!

    Congratulations to Alex Bailey from Hamilton who has won the Ultimate DOC Experience for the design of the Hurunui hut. Read more.

    Hurunui Hut Winner
  • Want to Paint Your Community or Club Hut?

    As part of the 'Protecting Our Place partnership' between the Department of Conservation and Dulux New Zealand... more.

  • The huts and their hues

    DOC and Dulux announce the first batch of huts in line to get a long-lasting coat of protective paint – and reveal their colour schemes. View the winners

  • The hut where it all began.

    The Ruahine Corner Hut was painted in Dulux Weathershield and the base trim and door now look as good as new in a Dulux Colour of New Zealand called Katikati. more...

    Ruahene Hut

Book a DOC hut break near you

Enjoy your first brush with nature.

DOC has selected a few of their favourite family-friendly and accessible huts to help you choose your ideal first hut experience. Book a DOC hut now

Paint a hut online

Choose carefully - your vote will help determine the order the DOC huts are painted. Start painting now

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