Te Araroa News

Te Araroa CEO update 15: Auckland moves to Level 3, rest of NZ to Level 2

12 August 2020

 The New Zealand Government has announced that the Auckland region will be at COVID-19 Alert Level 3 from mid-day today (11 August 2020) for three days until Friday 14 August, while the rest of New Zealand will be at Alert Level 2 for the same time period.

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Te Araroa CEO update 14: NZ’s borders remain closed to international visitors

02 July 2020


A Government update on New Zealand’s current border closure suggests overseas travellers hoping to explore our iconic Te Araroa trail will have to wait a while longer.



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Te Araroa CEO update 13: Te Araroa trail experience back to normal for Kiwis

09 June 2020

 The Te Araroa trail experience is largely back to normal following the Government’s announcement that COVID-19 has been eliminated in New Zealand.

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Te Araroa CEO Update 11: Back on track at Alert Level 2

14 May 2020

The majority of New Zealand’s national Te Araroa trail is once again walkable as of today.
Large sections of the 3,000 km trail have been off limits for the past few weeks due to Government measures aimed at eliminating COVID-19. However, most of these have been lifted with the change to Alert Level 2 today.


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Te Araroa CEO update 10: Multi-day trail walking possible from Thursday

11 May 2020

 The Government has announced that New Zealand will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 at 11.59pm on Wednesday 13 May.

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