Te Araroa official tee shirt

Look good in the official Te Araroa gear while supporting New Zealand’s national trail! Funds from every sale goes straight back to the Trust to help make the trail a better thing for us all. Secure your Te Araroa tee today.

Te Araroa tee shirts

The official guide to New Zealand’s greatest walk by Geoff Chapple

Geoff Chapple, author and past Te Araroa Trust CEO, writes knowledgeably and engagingly about the trail’s cultural and physical landscapes.

A Walking Guide to New Zealand’s Long Trail — Te Araroa is indispensable for those contemplating a through-hike — either in one go or over the years — and for those who want to walk one of the trail's 83 stand-alone tracks.

Buy A Walking Guide To New Zealand’s Long Trail: Te Araroa online. 

Finisher’s medal

There is a medal available for anyone who gets from Cape Reinga to Bluff under their own steam — on foot or by bicycle.  This is the ‘Made It’ medal which you can get engraved with your name and dates (at your own cost).  The medal is available in Invercargill and Bluff from Lloyd Esler 03 2130404 / 021 176 6580 or the Tuatara Backpackers in Invercargill or the Bluff Service Centre (open weekdays).  The cost is $10, which includes postage within New Zealand if necessary.  Contact Lloyd for details at

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