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3 weeks New Zealand - Apr 2017

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I am finishing up my plan for New Zealand in April 2017.
I plan on renting a car in Auckland dropping in Wellington. Pickup a car in Picton and drop in Greymouth.
I am trying to decide if I should do this trip North-South (as below) or reverse it and do South-North.
I know there is school holidays the second half of April and of course the weather.
Any advise? I am also interested in a sanity check on my plan as well. Open to all comments.

Fly to Auckland April 1 9:45 - 14:55
Auckland Day 2
to Waitomo - Rotorua Day 3
Rotorua Day 4
to Taupo Day 5
Taupo Day 6
Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay
to Wellington Day 7
Wellington Day 8
to Picton - Kaikoura Day 9
to Christchurch Day 10
Whale watching in the morning....
Christchurch Day 11
to Dunedin Day 12
Dunedin Day 13
to Te Anau Day 14
to Milford Sound Day 15
to Queenstown Day 16
Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
Queenstown Day 17
Queenstown, afternoon to Wanaka Day 18
to Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier Day 19
to Greymouth - Christchurch Tranz-Alpine train Day 20 13:45 - 18:05
Christchurch to Auckland Day 21
Fly home from Auckland.... April 22 13:20 - 20:13

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