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1. Aotearoa / New Zealand 19,828 routes in Region

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Bouldering, Sport climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -2.213255, 172.606089

description

There is lots of great climbing and bouldering right across New Zealand.

1.1. Te Ika-a-Māui / The North Island 5,217 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport climbing, Bouldering and other styles

Lat / Long: -37.930964, 175.507994

1.1.1. Te Tai Tokerau / Northland 253 routes in Region

Summary:
Bouldering, Trad climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -35.371045, 173.598538

1.1.2. Tāmaki-makau-rau / Auckland 809 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad climbing, Bouldering and other styles

Lat / Long: -36.707189, 174.697474

description

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and the wider region boasts two primary climbing areas. The 'Mt. Eden Quarry'[11874673] boasts some of New Zealand's first hard climbs, all the while being 30 minutes walk from downtown. 'Stony Batter'[11874673] is a ferry ride from downtown Auckland and has great bouldering to offer.

where to stay

There are loads of backpackers in the central city that you can use.

1.1.3. Waikato 3,080 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport climbing, Bouldering and other styles

Lat / Long: -37.871886, 175.550812

description

The Waikato (Maori for "water-flow") is a large basin housing the mighty Waikato river and the majority of the North Islands climbing development.

The most notable area is the 'Wharepapa Region'[11874529] with many crags in close proximity. The climbing in this region is on sharp pockets in ingnmbrite, so tape is a worthwhile investment.

Limestone is also present in the Waikato. 'The Airstrip' in 'Waitomo' is great for bouldering and 'Mangaokewa' just outside of Te Kuiti is steep sport climbing.

1.1.4. Te Moana-a-Toi / The Bay of Plenty 153 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport climbing

Lat / Long: -38.181933, 176.966987

1.1.5. Te Tai Rāwhiti / Gisborne 0 routes in Region

1.1.6. Tongariro National Park 396 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad climbing, Sport climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -39.227000, 175.581500

description

Tongariro National Park is located around three central mountain peaks Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngarahoe and Mt Tongariro. The climbing tends to be more adventurous due to its mountain environment.

There is sport and trad climbing in summer (or winter for the brave!) and alpine style routes for winter.

For the more adventurous, there are plenty of first ascents to be had on trad lines around the summits.

1.1.7. Taranaki 112 routes in Region

Summary:
Bouldering, Top roping and other styles

Lat / Long: -39.332509, 174.404608

1.1.8. Manawatū-Whanganui 11 routes in Region

Summary:
Rock climbing and Aid climbing

Lat / Long: -39.762920, 175.554987

1.1.9. Te Matau-a-Māui / Hawke's Bay 21 routes in Region

Summary:
All Bouldering

Lat / Long: -39.516332, 176.652210

1.1.10. Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara / Wellington 382 routes in Region

Summary:
Bouldering, Trad climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -41.195641, 175.464741

1.2. Te Waipounamu / The South Island 14,611 routes in Region

Summary:
Bouldering, Sport climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -1.754561, 170.301672

1.2.1. Te Tauihu-o-te-waka / Marlborough 16 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport climbing and Trad climbing

Lat / Long: -41.589859, 173.626890

1.2.2. Te Tai o Aorere, Whakatū / Tasman, Nelson 431 routes in Region

Summary:
Mostly Sport climbing

Lat / Long: -41.207824, 172.938505

1.2.3. Waitaha / Canterbury 10,040 routes in Region

Summary:
Bouldering, Trad climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -0.946090, 171.801217

1.2.4. Te Tai Poutini / West Coast 352 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad climbing, Sport climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -42.898916, 170.605983

1.2.5. Ōtākou / Otago 3,001 routes in Region

Summary:
Sport climbing, Bouldering and other styles

Lat / Long: -45.299273, 169.735702

1.2.6. Murihiku / Southland 771 routes in Region

Summary:
Rock climbing, Sport climbing and other styles

Lat / Long: -45.677674, 167.842096

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