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A Walking Guide to New Zealand's Long Trail free pdf This book is a companion guidebook to Te Araroa: The Long Pathway, a continuous trail running from Cape Reinga to Bluff, 35 years in the making, and which will officially open in November 2011. The 3000-kilometre trail is divided into 40-kilometre sections and accompanied by a commentary from Trust CEO Geoff Chapple and maps by leading map-maker Roger Smith from Geograpx. Each section includes a description of the landscape, the flora and fauna encountered along the way, as well as any special features, and is illustrated with beautiful photographs. Each of the 12 regional sections will be opened with a stunning 2-page 3D map, along with a summary of the geology and the people who have lived on the land. A short introduction describes the history of the trail and walking in New Zealand, as well as the variety of and origin of the landscape along the way: forest, farmland, volcanoes and mountain passes, river valleys, green pathways and the urban areas of seven cities. There is also practical advice for walkers1000and trampers. This book is an accessible guide for those who only want to walk parts of the trail but is also aimed at the dedicated tramper who will go the entire distance.

About Geoff Chapple

Geoff Chapple is an accomplished writer, journalist and committed trail-blazer. He is the author of four books, including Rewi Alley, 1981: The Tour and New Zealand North to South. He is a modern-day visionary who took the concept of a continuous trail running the length of New Zealand and turned it into a reality.

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Author : Geoff Chapple
Publisher : Random House New Zealand Ltd
Data Published : 25 November 2011
ISBN : 1869797159
EAN : 9781869797157
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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