Milford Track

Summit selfies on the Milford Track

Michelle & Anne rolled their eyes. Claire had called for another summit selfie as the mist had momen…

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A day in the life of a trapper

Urgh!!! Maggots everywhere!! I look inside the trap and see a humungous, partly disintegrated rat dr…

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Winter Hiking, take a book - or your love?

Winter trampingWinter tramping is a little different, because so is winter. However, if you're adequ…

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Rakiura National Park

Rakiura National Park 


Beautiful, remote and untouched, Rakiura National Park on Stewart Island …

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Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National Park 


The Nelson Lakes National Park is an enchanting landscape of rugged …

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Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park


With a mild climate and pristine coastline of golden beaches, sculptur…

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Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park 


Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, in the heart of the Southern Alps, e…

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Heading for the Hills in Level 2

Heading for the Hills in Level 2 

It is a chaotic mess of boulders that once held up part of the su…

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Scenic Day Walks in the Port Hills


The Port Hills is a great location for scenic day walks that aren't too physically demanding. We …

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Evolution of Christchurch

Christchurch is no longer a ‘land and leave’ location. It is now a ‘stop and drop’ destination!


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Exploring New Zealand’s South Island

My journey as an Intern at Hiking New Zealand continues: 7 days, 10 Australian ladies, one never-end…

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Hiking Tracks in Nelson Lakes

As the end of my internship here at Hiking New Zealand drew closer, I was asked to join a weekend hi…

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School Group Adventure

Hiking New Zealand recently guided a school group from Beijing around some of the splendid nature on…

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Things to do in Kaikoura

Struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in November last year, it might leave you wondering whether you…

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West Coast Wilderness

Hiking New Zealand – West Coast Wilderness 

The objective was to have a true New Zealand adventure,…

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The Old Ghost Road

Bike it, hike it or run it? This purpose built 85km single track is fast becoming one of the best ba…

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Day Walks Around Christchurch

The recent fire in the Port Hills of Christchurch means we need to think a little more creatively ab…

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Winter Hiking

The Chamois buck (or Chammie as us Kiwis like to affectionately call them) eyed us from his high per…

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Avoiding severe gales

The Hiking New Zealand team consider Claire an honorary member. Not only did we first meet Claire wh…


Hiking the Gillespie and Rabbit Passes

Michelle walked the 8-day Gillespie and Rabbit Pass and rates it as a trip of a lifetime. It wasn’t …


Moose hunting in young man's country

Guide and Director, Dan Murphy, gives his account of the Dusky Track Expedition run by Hiking New Ze…


Saint James Conservation Park

Dan Murphy gets together with a group of old school mates each year and heads into the wilderness. T…

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Blurring the lines between work and play

Five things I learned about Hiking New Zealand a week after my first day in the office - Angela Jane…


Abel Tasman - will it beat her... yes!


Who would of thought this was the middle of winter

Talk in the office..The talk in the office wa…

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Walking the Hump Ridge Track

Glenys Erskine reflects on walking the Hump Ridge Track

It has been over a year since I walked the …


Abel Tasman - Fun Mums Only


There is no denying we are a hiking family. You can’t own a business called Hikin…


Ball Pass and the Mountaineering Pastry Chef

 Anthony Benson joined the Ball Pass Alpine Trek for a taste of Mt Cook National Park at Christmas

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Outdoor Adventure 101

 Keri Welham stretches her legs and her confidence on a two-day tramp  over Cass - Lagoon Saddle in …

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New Zealand's South Island on Foot


Molly Feltner reviews Hiking New Zealand's Secret South for online magazine, - …


Finding the dwellers in your own backyard

Student Anita Lee gets out of the city and into the wild on the West Coast Wilderness.


As a city…

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