At Alert Level 2, New Zealanders and any international walkers who have remained here during the pandemic will be able to head back into the hills to enjoy overnight tramping,...Read more
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A decision on when New Zealand will move to Level 2 will be made by the Government on Monday 11 May and we remain under Level 3 restrictions until then....
For Te Araroa trail walkers, the change to Level 3 allows people to enjoy short day walks (up to three hours total) on easy local tracks, so long as they...Read more
According to the official COVID-19 website, day walks within a person’s local region will be permitted, along with swimming, surfing and shore-based fishing.Read more
Anybody who completes the North Island section, South Island section, or full 3,000km trail can generate and print a personalised certificate via the Te Araroa website.Read more
Te Araroa Trust has previously advised walkers not to undertake these activities on any sections of Te Araroa trail during the COVID-19 lockdown, but the new Government order now makes...Read more
The lockdown began at midnight last night (25 March), with everyone in New Zealand required to self-isolate at home for four weeks The intent of this lockdown is to stop COVID-19...Read more
This follows the Government’s announcement that New Zealand’s COVID-19 alert level has moved to Level 3 (Restrict) and will move to Level 4 tomorrow.Read more
The trail remains open but is not currently an option for international walkers due to the temporary closure of New Zealand’s borders to non-New Zealand citizens and permanent residents on...Read more
For international visitors, it’s important to be aware of the most recent travel restrictions and rules regarding self-isolation upon arrival to New Zealand shores.Read more