Here is a link to lots of information about exploring the great outdoors of New Zealand.

New Zealand Tramper - Walking Trekking Hiking

 Here is a link to a web site that has a lot of practical information on New Zealand hiking and climbing conditions.  In particular the calendar and advise sections have information hard to find anywhere else.

New Zealand Wild Walks

For a wide variety of Guided and Independent hikes and tramps in and around Queenstown check out HikeSouth. They can help organise transport connections and hut bookings. Specialising in Stewart Island and Fiordland National Park.

HikeSouth 

 

Queen Charlotte Track