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

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 31 July 2020

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

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.