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Walking the length of NZ's main divide

Raukumara East-West Crossing

East-West crossing of the Raukumara Ranges. Starting either at East Cape, Te Kumi Station or Mt Hikurangi roadend, and ending ...   More ▶︎
West Cape

West Cape

The End.   More ▶︎
East Cape lighthouse

East Cape lighthouse

East Cape lighthouse. The first or last step on a grand traverse.   More ▶︎

Picton to Aspiring

An aborted alpine traverse. Picton to West Cape, but aborted at Aspiring due to real world emergencies back home. Posted ...   More ▶︎
A Raukumara Crossing

A Raukumara Crossing

The first leg of a trip from East Cape to West Cape via the main divide.   More ▶︎
Raukumara East-West Traverse

Raukumara East-West Traverse

An east-west traverse of either the Raukumara range, or the entire East Cape. A minimum of 5-8 days in it's ...   More ▶︎
Tirohanga Walkway

Tirohanga Walkway

Short walk with panoramic views over Picton Harbour   More ▶︎
East Island

East Island

East Island - lying directly off East Cape, the easternmost point in the New Zealand mainland.   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Richmond Ranges (east)

Route Guide: Richmond Ranges (east)

Tramping in the eastern Richmond Ranges between Picton and Okaramio (SH6)   More ▶︎

Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary

Short loop track exploring the predator-fenced reserve.   More ▶︎
Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek

An easy forest walk to a picnic area on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎
Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek

The pretty pool by the picnic area on Butterfly Creek.   More ▶︎
East Harbour Regional Park

East Harbour Regional Park

Forest and wetlands on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎
Picton Harbour and Queen Charlotte Sound from the Tirohanga Walkway

Picton Harbour and Queen Charlotte Sound from the Tirohanga Walkway

A good view of inner Queen Charlotte Sound.   More ▶︎

Snout Track

A short walk near Picton with good views of Tōtaranui / Queen Charlotte Sound.   More ▶︎
Picton, from Mt Freeth

Picton, from Mt Freeth

Picton, from Mt Freeth   More ▶︎
Breaker Bay to Ataturk

Breaker Bay to Ataturk

Breaker Bay to Ataturk - GPX track   More ▶︎
Breaker Bay to Ataturk - GE overview

Breaker Bay to Ataturk - GE overview

GPS track overlaid on Google Earth image   More ▶︎
Breaker Bay to Ataturk

Breaker Bay to Ataturk

Google Earth view of track   More ▶︎
Breaker Bay to Ataturk Memorial

Breaker Bay to Ataturk Memorial

An easy walk along cliffs above Breaker Bay to the Ataturk Memorial and return along the beach. Great views from ...   More ▶︎

Raukawa Lodge, Rimutakas.

An well graded and easy 2 hour hike into the Orongorongo Valley suitable for kids.   More ▶︎
Tawa forest

Tawa forest

Nga Taonga Nature Walk in the Catchpool Valley.   More ▶︎

Graces Stream Campsite

This Catchpool Valley campsite is a short walk in, leaving the crowds and caravans behind, but still handy to the ...   More ▶︎
Graces Stream, Catchpool Valley

Graces Stream, Catchpool Valley

A walk-in campsite is about 1km up this stream.   More ▶︎
Catchpool Valley Campsite

Catchpool Valley Campsite

Extensive drive-in campsite in the Catchpool Valley: a hub for short walks and overnight trips into the Orongorongo Valley. The campsite ...   More ▶︎
Queen Charlotte Track

Queen Charlotte Track

Queen Charlotte Track over 4 days. Slight detour to Punga cove accommodation   More ▶︎
Lake Kohangapiripiri

Lake Kohangapiripiri

A hidden Wellington jewel. About an hours walk south of Eastbourne past Burdans gate. Well worth the effort. Be warned....it's ...   More ▶︎

Karaka Point

Short walk to a Māori pā site.   More ▶︎
new shamrock hut

new shamrock hut

replacement for shamrock hut orongorongo valley quite a lot higher than the existing hut wouldnt want to go to the ...   More ▶︎
Bains hut july 09

Bains hut july 09

built 1943 hutt valley tramping club soon to be removed   More ▶︎

Matiu-Somes Island

Easy walk around DOC reserve island in the middle of Wellington Harbour. Home to tuatara, skink, gecko and several endangered ...   More ▶︎

Davies Bay campsite

Coastal campsite located in Umungata Bay, in the Grove Arm of Queen Charlotte Sound. This campsite is the last on ...   More ▶︎
Kenepuru Sound.

Kenepuru Sound.

Heading south along the track in the afternoon.Photo of Kenepuru Sound.   More ▶︎
Water taxi on route to Ship Cove

Water taxi on route to Ship Cove

Water taxi on way from Picton to the start of track at Ship Cove, came across some wildlife   More ▶︎
Queen Charlotte Track

Queen Charlotte Track

A long but easy walk along Queen Charlotte Sound. This track offers hostel and resort accommodation as well as basic ...   More ▶︎

Forest and Bird House

A sole-occupancy lodge on Matiu / Somes Island in Wellington Harbour. The house was built as part of a maximum ...   More ▶︎
North Island Robin

North Island Robin

Taken on Matiu Somes Island DOC Reserve, Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎

Queen Charlotte Track connector

Links Onahau Road with the Peninsula Walk near Mistletoe Bay.   More ▶︎

Peninsula Walk, Onahau Bay

Short loop track.   More ▶︎

James Vogel Track

Forest walk above Mistletoe Bay.   More ▶︎

Mistletoe Bay Eco Village

This private campsite offers ample coastal camping space along with backpacker-style accommodation. Campers have access to a new camp kitchen ...   More ▶︎

Queen Charlotte Track connector

Links the Queen Charlotte and James Vogel Tracks, leading down to Mistletoe Bay.   More ▶︎

Onahau Lookout

Viewpoint on the Queen Charlotte Track.   More ▶︎
Paua Hut

Paua Hut

Hut in the Orongorongo Valley, Rimutaka Forest Park, maintained by the Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club. The Paua Tramping Club ...   More ▶︎
Paua hut

Paua hut

Paua hut. taken May 2016   More ▶︎
Boar Inn

Boar Inn

Boar Inn hut. taken May 2016.   More ▶︎
Boar Inn

Boar Inn

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo Track.   More ▶︎
Orongorongo River valley looking north

Orongorongo River valley looking north

September 2009   More ▶︎
Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 ...   More ▶︎

Wellington Tramping & Mountaineering Club

Meets Wednesday Nights at the TTC Clubrooms in Mt Vic. Has a good variety of trips, from family and daywalks, through ...   More ▶︎

Wellington

The capital city of New Zealand, located at the southern tip of the North Island.   More ▶︎
Raukawa Lodge

Raukawa Lodge

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery, flush toilet, and ...   More ▶︎
Oaks Hut

Oaks Hut

A "bush cabin" - book at the ranger's station at the entrance to the park. Ford the river straight over ...   More ▶︎
Oaks Hut

Oaks Hut

Oaks Hut 2nd July 2009   More ▶︎
Turere Lodge

Turere Lodge

Locked hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has 4 sole-occupancy bunk rooms which must be booked. Each bunk room ...   More ▶︎
Turere Lodge

Turere Lodge

Turere Lodge hut. taken May 2016   More ▶︎
Jans Hut

Jans Hut

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery, flush toilet, and ...   More ▶︎
Jans hut, back view

Jans hut, back view

Jans hut, back view. taken May 2016   More ▶︎
Jans hut

Jans hut

Jans hut. taken May 2016   More ▶︎

FMC Forever Wild Conference

In 2011 the presenters include: * Hon Kate Wilkinson, Minister of Conservation * Dr Jan Wright, Parliamentary Commissioner for the ...   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut

Haurangi Hut

The hut is well kitted out with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. There is also a sink with running water, ...   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut

Haurangi Hut

The hut has a good sized table and adequate seating for all staying there.   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut view from outside

Haurangi Hut view from outside

A view of the new Haurangi Hut, looking up from the site of the original hut   More ▶︎
Portage at sunset

Portage at sunset

Portage (Marlborough Sounds) on the Kenepuru peninsula.   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut

Haurangi Hut

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery. Lighting, toilet paper, matches ...   More ▶︎