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4 weeks in New Zealand

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Hi,
We are planning a four week trip to New Zealand and would really appreciate your help with the itinerary. I am traveling with my wife, we are active and well traveled, and the itinerary below is based on self driving.

So far, I have managed to develop an itinerary but don't have a lot of details and I am not sure if the duration in each place is appropriate.The trip is being planned for mid Jan 2018 - mid Feb, 2018 so changes, suggestions for alternatives, lodging, ways to save money.... really, any help/suggestion that you can make would be most welcome.

Day 0-2: Arrive in Christchurch and spend time in the city
Day 3: Drive from Christchurch to Greymouth via Alpine Pass, spend the night in Greymouth
Day 4: Drive Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, don't know where to stay
Day 5: Drive to Queenstown
Day 6: Drive to Anau Downs to spend the night before Milford track
Day 7-9: Milford Track stay in huts
Day 10: End of trek, boat from Sandfly Point to Milford Sound
Day 11: take a bus from Milford Sound to Anau Downs, pick up car and drive from Anau Downs to Lake Takepo
Day 12: Drive Lake Takepo to Christchurch and spend the night
Day 13: Drive to Kaikoura and spend the night
Day 14-15: Drive to Abel Tasman Park, spend two nights and spend time on the beach and kayaking
Day 16: Drive to Marlborough and spend the night
Day 17: Take the ferry to Wellington and spend the night in wellington
Day 18: Drive to Napier and spend the night
Day 19-20: Drive to Te Urewera National Park and hike Lake Waikaremoana: Panekire Bluffs. Stay in huts
Day 21-24: Drive and stay in Lake Taupo with excursions to Rotorua - Waitomo - Tongariro Crossing
Day 26: Drive and spend the night in Tauranga
Day 26: Drive to Hahei Town and Coromandel Town
Day 27-29: Drive to Auckland stay in Auckland with excursion to Goat Island
Day 30 - Drive and spend the night in Paihia
Day 31: Drive back to Auckland spend the night and fly out

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