- WAMS - Walking Access Mapping System - Ara Hikoi. Interactive NZ topomap site including layers showing public access areas.
- NZ Topomaps. Another interactive NZ topomap site. Has useful capabilities like printing and coordinate readout and conversions.
- koordinates.com. Yet another interactive map. Harder to use than the above two but with lots more individually-selectable information layers.
- LINZ topo maps. You can download full-size images of the Topo50, Topo250 etc series of maps from this site. But be warned: they're huge.
- Auckland Univeristy Cartographic and Geospatial Resources Repository. A developing repository of maps, including present and historical maps. The repository can be a bit daunting to navigate, but here are some hints from Kay Taylor.
Other New Zealand tramping and alpine clubs
Note that the Waimea Tramping Club has a comprehensive page of links to the home pages of other tramping clubs.
- Canterbury Mountaineering Club
- Canterbury University Tramping Club
- Hagley Tramping Club
- Over Forties Tramping Club
- Peninsula Tramping Club
Other North Island Clubs:
- Rotorua Tramping and Skiing Club
- Manawatu Tramping and Skiing Club
- Palmerston North Tramping & Mountaineering Club
- Levin Waiopehu Tramping Club
Wellington region clubs:
- Hutt Valley Tramping Club
- Tararua Tramping Club
- Victoria University Tramping Club
- Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club
Top of the South Island clubs:
Otago and Southland clubs:
- Milton Rotary Tramping Club / Otago Adventure Youth Trust
- Otago Tramping and Mountaineering Club
- Southland Tramping Club
- Department of Conservation (manage national parks, amongst other things).
- Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand.
- New Zealand Mountain Safety Council
- Land Information New Zealand.
Buying tramping stuff:
- Mainland Outdoors
- Bivouac Outdoor a tramping supplies store.
- Map World is a specialist and comprehensive purveyor of maps and navigation tools.
- Further Faster is an awesome independent Christchurch based outdoor shop
Other pages of interest:
- The Summit Road Society works to enhance, preserve and protect the nature, beauty and open character of the hills of Banks Peninsula for people to enjoy.
- Remote Huts Westland, maintained by a group working to make sure the huts are maintained.
- Climb NZ the best source for climbing beta in New Zealand, but also contains information on a lot of mountain routes that many club members would consider "tramping".
- Campfire creations is a commercial website is about cooking good food in the New Zealand outdoors.
- New Zealand Tramper is a site that contains general information on tramping in New Zealand. You can join the site, and post your own information!
- Peak to Peak is an international site with a huge number of links to tramping and wilderness web sites.
- Graeme Black is in the process putting his father's journals on-line on this web site. Many trips will be familiar to club members.
- Arthur's Pass NZ is a site maintained by Graeme Kates of Arthurs Pass. It contains a lot of info on the Arthurs Pass area, including tramping and climbing routes, weather and snow conditions. This material is under the links page.
- Today's weather from MetService.
- snow.co.nz is a comprehensive New Zealand skiing site.
- Hiking, Trekking & Camping @ ABC-of-Hiking.com. A portal for Hiking, Trekking & Camping Information. Hiking Tips & Techniques, Hiking Equipment Buying Guides and all information you need to go Hiking.
- The Kaikoura Coastal Track is a three day track run by commercial operators.
- Nelson Lakes Shuttles arrange transport in the Nelson Lakes area, offer free tramping and accommodation information, and can arrange car storage and car transfer to any track end.
- The Bibbulman Track Foundation manages, maintains and markets the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australia, which stretches almost 1000kms from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills to Albany on the south coast. The Track passes through some of the most diverse and beautiful coastal, forest and wilderness areas of Australia’s south west.
- Index to all trip reports