Northland Auckland Waikato Wanganui Manawatu Wellington Marlborough Canterbury Otago Southland Finding Your Way

There won’t always be comprehensive signage on this 3,000km trail. Be prepared - carry track notes, topographical maps, a compass - and a GPS is a great idea.


Staying Safe

Walkers must take responsibility for their own safety. For how to do this in New Zealand, a good resource is the Dept of Conservation’s brochure “Planning a Backcountry Trip”.

New Zealand Map