5. Take sufficient supplies 

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What you need to carry on the Te Araroa Trail depends on how far you are going, where you will be, and at what time of year.

The guide below explains what clothing, equipment, food and water you will need to take, along with smart tips for your journey.

TOP TIP: Make sure you have enough food, equipment and emergency rations for the worst-case scenario.

Here is a suggested gear list - it is not a definitive list and we recommend that you undertake your own personal research and engage with specialist providers to take sufficient supplies appropriate to your needs, technical capability, length of walk and physical fitness.

What should I carry?

Clothing

Equipment

Food/snacks/water/electrolytes

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