It looks like you are using adblocking software. I understand that ads are annoying, but this is one way for me to make a living on this site. As an alternative you might consider becoming a donating member. All ads are removed automatically for donating members.
Another NZer here!
I walked from Sundsvall to Trondheim in Septemer 2018. The waymarking across the entire way is superb, easily the equal of anything on the Camino. Yes, there are many pilgrim paths intersecting once over...