[5] The 3,000 kilometres (1,900 mi) route officially opened on 3 December 2011 after 10 years of work by hundreds of volunteers. This trek is unlike the popular national scenic trails of North America and the gear needed (and available brands) will differ somewhat. The idea of a national walkway goes back to the 1970s, when it was first advocated for by the Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand and in 1975 the New Zealand Walkways Commission was established,[2] but in 15 years made little progress. Refresh track notes and kml file from Te Araroa site (can take a minute or more), Extract file "Te Araroa Trail Notes.html" from the zip file to your desktop. Trail Registration. Note: this is an administrative update only. Te Araroa trail - carnet de voyage 1 - STEWART ISLAND Mis à jour : août 14 Mercredi 27 novembre 2019 Depuis que j’ai posé les pieds sur l’île du sud, beaucoup de personnes qui m’ont prise en stop m’ont parlé de l’île de Stewart et m’ont vivement conseillé d’y aller. Trail Registration. Rebecca Goddard, Hannah Morley and Rosie Goble talk about their experience on Te Araroa trail. For each trail section we take the "Trail Notes" and "Additional Information" and join them into one document which you can load onto your e … 171 likes. Last refreshed: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 02:46 pm UTC, Last refreshed: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 09:39 am UTC. It's further than we thought! Te Araroa is a town in the Gisborne Region of the North Island of New Zealand. Quick Adventure Facts: Who - Joe (see gear list) What - Te Araroa Trail Thru-hike When - Nov 14th 2012 to March 13th 2013 | 120 Days Where - Length of New Zealand | map, .gpx, .kmz * Trail Overview Trail "Te Araroa" is Maori for "The Long Pathway" and the trail is … The Te Araroa is one of the world’s newest long-distance hiking trails, opening on December 3rd, 2011 and takes on average a whopping four to six months to walk in its entirety. Loïc a parcouru les 3000 km de Te Araroa à pied. The next 3.5 hours were spent descending the Hihikwi track – climbing over tree roots, precariously balancing on walking poles, avoiding lots of bog, slipping down rocky outcrops and generally getting narky. Te Araroa trail takes hikers the length of the country, from remote beaches in the North, to back country tracks in the South. 7 Comments. Photo credit: Margaret Hedderman. For each trail section we take the "Trail Notes" and "Additional Information" and join them into one document which you can load onto your e-reader. Find a Trail Angel on Te Araroa – New Zealand’s Trail. Northlanders who open their properties to walkers on the Te Araroa Trail are expecting a busy summer season, despite no new tourism from overseas. Here are my top-tips for planning the hike. [16] Sections of the track can see more traffic; for example, one section is seeing 70,000 to 80,000 people each year. It is made up of a mixture of older tracks and walkways, new tracks, and link sections alongside roads. Users will be able to view official trail notes, maps, elevation, user comments, campsites, huts, and offline topo maps without cell phone coverage. Question: The TA Trust doesn’t want cheapskates on the trail: Those trying to walk Te Araroa on a very small budget are creating unease and annoyance in some areas by free camping where not welcome and/or not supporting enterprise along the Te Araroa route. [8], As of 2019 there are further plans to upgrade the trail, including a long-term goal to reduce road-walking to under 5% of the trail. Te Araroa Downloads for entire trail To get the track notes and Google Earth (KML) file we scan the trail index for each region on the Te Araroawebsite. Te Araroa is New Zealand’s premier long-distance hiking trail, stretching 3000 km (1860 mi) across the country’s two main islands. Every dollar makes a difference. Want others to be able to follow you on the Te Araroa? Donate now. Trail map (Google Earth & Te Araroa kmz file): Hiking solo? Can't wait for an administrative update, need the GPX file now? [12][13] The youngest to walk the trail was Jonathan Rapsey, who finished it at the age of 7 with his sister Elizabeth aged 9 and their parents.[14]. Atemberaubende Landschaften, großartige Menschen und die körperliche Herausforderung machen diesen Weg zu einem unvergesslichen Erlebnis. Traversez la Nouvelle-Zélande à pied sur le Te Araroa trail, l'océan Pacifique en bateau-stop et prochainement l'Asie du sud est en vélo avec lesvoyagesdelise ! From January to March 2017 I walked the South Island part of Te Araroa, New Zealand’s walking trail from Ship Cove to Bluff. With the exception of a short section of the Queen Charlotte Track at the trail's northern terminus in the South Island,[11] neither permit nor fee is required to walk Te Araroa. GPSBabel doesn't have an option to convert from KMZ files so you need to extract the KML file first: Rename "Te Araroa Trail.kmz" to "Te Araroa Trail.zip". Te Araroa is the birthplace of noted Māori politician Sir Āpirana Ngata. Please register your trail usage before embarking on your journey. [7] This was up from 550 people attempting a through-hike in 2016–17, and 350 the year before. We want you to have a safe hike so it's important for you to understand this app is not a safety tool. L'interview de Loïc était prévue bien avant son départ pour la Nouvelle-Zélande. Donate now. De Cap Reinga au nord, à Bluff au sud, le Te Araroa parcourt un peu plus de 3000 km de sentiers de qualités très variables, permettant de traverser toute l’archipel de la Nouvelle Zélande, des forêts subtropicales du nord au climat alpin du sud. Partner with Te Araroa Trail; Register as an accommodation provider; Close . Every dollar makes a difference. [6] Construction coordinated by the trust is ongoing. In these sections, trip planning, river crossing and navigation skills are recommended, as well as a good level of fitness and heavy boots. 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