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Many areas of New Zealand wilderness are very far off the beaten track. You may find you are out of cellphone coverage for several days at a time. Smart people rent personal locator beacons if they plan to go tramping alone. The water in the mountains is pretty safe to drink, but if the river drains farmland then you would need some kind of filtration ...
This attraction really has very very bad documentation. I would not blame your google skills for this. Unfortunately, the information is English is very bad, but not much better in German. The problem is that some years ago, all the villages had their own websites with such information, and then closed them and consolidated all to the regional and national ...
Don't forget to take some sandflies repellent I think that Johnson's OFF (the orange one) is best
As for maps, you can always make use of OpenStreetMaps or GoogleMaps. Given that you have mobile internet with you. Most public campsites and trails have map signboards and/or pamphlets. If there is no a tourist map of all the Japan are there any maps at least of some areas? If you happen to live be Tokyo, you can grab a map of Tokyo and a tourist ...
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