Day Walks of New Zealand - 40,000 copies sold! Nelson and Marlborough provide an incredibly wide range of outdoors experiences for the casual walker. Day Walks of New Zealand: Nelson and Marlborough offers over 130 of the best short excursions throughout the region, selected by well-known outdoors writers Marios Gavalas and Ian Trafford. Each walk has been graded and timed, and each entry contains information on access, track conditions and points of interest. These details are accompanied by descriptions of the geography and climate, fascinating notes on the history of Maori and European occupation, and handy maps. Whether you're ascending the Takaka Hill Walkway, enjoying the wonder that is the Abel Tasman Coastal Track, enjoying the beautiful Farewell Spit Beach Walk or tackling the historic Queen Charlotte Track, this is the guide to have with you.