Won­der­ful Walk

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A must-do for ev­ery Kiwi, the Ton­gariro Cross­ing

Distance

19.4km one way

Walk time

7–8 hours (al­low full day)

Es­sen­tials check­list

Wa­ter­proof rain­coat and overtrousers Warm woollen or polypropy­lene cloth­ing Woollen hat and gloves Sturdy boots (sports train­ers/ run­ning shoes are not con­sid­ered suit­able though you do see peo­ple hob­bling in them) Food Water (there’s no drink­ing water avail­able on the Cross­ing) First aid kit Sun cream Sun hat Sun­glasses Cam­era Phone

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