Girls hiking on Routeburn Track, Fiordland at Key Summit
Planning a family holiday that features hiking in New Zealand? Here are the ins and outs and most important things you need to know about hiking in New Zealand with the kids.
Visit these New Zealand Towns as part of your New Zealand hiking holiday
New Zealand is not short of wild paths to tread. Navigation is easy – relatively – but to choose which track to hike and where to be based can sometimes be overwhelming.
Goodbye short days and polar blasts and haere mai to Spring. It must be time for some sensational Spring hiking in Fiordland! 
The Hump Ridge Track in Fiordland. Photo thanks to Tareen Ellis
No one wants to carry a heavy load of gear on a day hike. But don’t skimp on or forget these essentials – this list will make you heaps more comfortable when exploring NZ’s Great Outdoors.
Tramping in New Zealand is just one of the Kiwi phrases you may not have heard of
If our English sounds a bit odd to you, have a squiz at our list of Kiwi slang to get you up to speed with the local language here in En Zed.