Te Araroa News

NZ’s youngest Te Araroa Trail walkers reach Bluff

13 March 2019

 Congratutions to the Rapsey family on completing the TA!!  Read ON!

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Gay Man Walking - An amazing Video Blog of the Te Araroa Trail - By Ross Jackson

22 December 2018

 About a year and a half ago I finished Te Araroa and I’m still thinking about the blackberries and the mud and the gorse and all of the amazing people I met on the way.  It’s constantly playing in my mind.  Was definitely the most alive I’ve ever felt in my entire life.  I filmed the entire thing mainly to give myself a creative project to work on while I making money between long-distance hikes and it is chock full of information through my experiences along Te Araroa! 

 

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Taumarunui to remain a key stop on Te Araroa

20 October 2017

Taumarunui will continue to benefit from New Zealanders and international visitors walking the 3,000km Te Araroa trail following agreement of a revised route that takes in Pureora Forest’s Timber Trail, scenic King Country backroads, and Taumarunui’s main street. 

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More New Zealanders walking Te Araroa

21 July 2017

The number of Kiwis walking Te Araroa is on the rise, with approximately one in five walkers hailing from cities, towns and rural communities across New Zealand. 

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