a list of sites that share good images of tramping and climbing in New Zealand
If you're not actually out there in the hills the next best is to see what others are experiencing. Here's a list of people and their sites that show good images, as recommended in a recent forum. If you know of others - message me and I'll add them to the list.
Smiffy CHCH Tramping Club
Roddus CHCH Tramping Club
Hugh van Noorden