Trekking, Hiking and Walking Holidays by High Places

Useful Website Links

New Zealand links
Tramping Maps
Weather Forecasts
Overseas links
General selection
Responsible Tourism
Make a difference

New Zealand links

New Zealand Alpine Club
A Club aiming to encourage mountaineering, rock climbing and allied activities, the enjoyment and conservation of mountain regions and to bring together those interested in mountaineering

Federated Mountain Clubs
The national association of over 100 tramping, mountaineering, skiing, and mountain-biking clubs. Wwith a total of some 14,000 members.

Forest and Bird
The Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand is New Zealand’s largest national conservation organisation. The Society’s mission is to preserve and protect the native plants and animals and natural features of New Zealand.

Department of Conservation
The Department of Conservation is the central government organisation charged with conserving the natural and historic heritage of New Zealand on behalf of and for the benefit of present and future New Zealanders.

NZ Mountain Safety Council
To promote safe practices in land-based recreational, educational, and adventure activities outdoors.

New Zealand Land Search and Rescue
When in serious trouble in New Zealand outdoors, these are the friends you will need.

www.mountainz.co.nz
Interactive & friendly mountain news site.

www.seakayaknz.co.nz
Seakayaking in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.sailingcharters.co.nz
Charter vessels in Abel Tasman National Park

 

Tramping Maps

www.linz.govt.nz

www.terralink.co.nz

www.mapshop.co.nz

 

Weather Forecasts

www.metservice.co.nz

www.metvuw.com

Note: Daily Mountain forecasts follow 4pm news daily on RadioNZ

 

Overseas links

Specialist mail order mountaineering and tramping map specialists

www.cordee.co.uk

www.stanfords.co.uk

 

General selection

www.googleearth.com
Satellite imagery allows users to zoom in on anywhere in the world!

www.wordtravels.com
Handy basic information on visiting most countries in the world incl. visa, vaccinations etc.

www.thebigproject.co.uk/news
What's happening? Anywhere in the world? Oslo to Otago!

www.metcheck.com
48hr weather forecasts for anywhere in Europe

www.dohop.com
Impressive world airline routings and information

 

Responsible Tourism

www.tourismconcern.org.uk
Non aligned UK based tourism watchdog.

 

Make a difference

www.tradeaid.org.nz

www.fairtrade.org.uk

 

Website Design and Maintainence

www.sp.co.nz
Designed this website and many previous ones.

www.cactus.net.nz
Provides the hosting, database and booking form magic.