An Introduction to Snowshoeing in New Zealand

This article is intended as the first in a series highlighting the potential of New Zealand as a venue for snowshoeing.  The initial colonizers of New Zealand were the Maori and, where possible, the Maori names are presented initially to complement the better-known anglicized names, so New Zealand is known as Aotearoa in Maori.  

Snowshoeing on the Roof of Australia: Kosciuszko National Park

Being able to snowshoe your way to the top of Australia might sound strange, but in a land where the seasons are reversed and where mountains are more like high country hills, it is not surprising that you can attempt Australia's highest peak in one, albeit very long, day.