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Help with planning 7 weeks in NZ

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I am in the midst of planning our third trip to New Zealand and could really do with some help and input. We arrive in late August and will be covering the South and North Islands over 7 weeks, arriving in Christchurch and departing Auckland. Planning on roughly 4/5 weeks South and 2/3 weeks North islands.

We have covered most of the major sights on both islands but I am sure there is a lot we have missed or should have spent more time at. Some places that immediately spring to mind that we have either missed completely or didn't spend enough time at include:

Abel Tasman
Tongariro crossing
Bay of Islands
Mt Aspiring NP
Cape Reinga
Glenorchy
Doubtful Sound

We are renting a Wilderness van which has no restriction on roads etc. and is set up for wild/freedom camping so we are keen to get to more remote places using either Freedom or DOC camping sites and using commercial campsites infrequently when in desperate need of hot showers/battery recharge etc.

Keen on walking - (day hikes only as we don't want to leave the van unattended overnight), great scenery, farmers markets

Any suggestions for your favourite, "don't miss" places, experiences, campsites etc. to add to our list would be very much appreciated.

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