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Round Hill to Riverton

Hiking Days Remaining: 3
Remaining Distance: 63km
Distance Covered: 3238km
Total Traverse Hiking Days: 145

The first 5.5km road section joins the southern end of the Longwood Forest Track with the Tihaka Beach Track. Only an hours hike to the ocean! I was excited to hear it again as it was three months ago since I last had the ocean right by the trail when I was hiking with Gordon on the Queen Charlotte Track. Read more

Martin’s Hut to Round Hill

Hiking Days Remaining: 4
Remaining Distance: 82km
Distance Covered: 3219km
Total Traverse Hiking Days: 144

This morning we packed up and left our four-night base in the town of Tuatapere (Southland). There’s a lot to be said about this small town (population 600) which once thrived on forestry but is now more of a well-travelled tourist stop. The people of Southland are just as friendly as the rest of New Zealand but probably have an extra hour up their sleeves should the need arise to chat about something. Read more

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