Following a month on the South Island, we crossed by ferry on Feb. 25, 2014 to Wellington and cruised around the North Island until March 26th. Being active, hiker types, we found info in Scott Cook's book NZ Frenzy, North Island to be very useful. You can order it on Amazon. Watch our South Island video as well vimeo.com/97964328 Two months in New Zealand was just not enough time. We have to return! WATCH IN HD, full screen. Click the screen icon next to the HD, on the lower right.