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Waiheke trail builder wins outdoor champion award

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 9:17 am | Walking Access Commission

Waiheke Island’s Gary Wilton will receive an Outdoor Access Champion Award on Friday for his work creating Waiheke’s comprehensive network of walking and biking tracks. More >>

Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust wins Outdoor Access Award

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 9:49 am | Walking Access Commission

The Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust will receive an award tomorrow night for its work creating the 85km-long Old Ghost Road trail. More >>

Rayonier Matariki Forests wins outdoor access champion award

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 12:01 pm | Walking Access Commission

Rayonier Matariki Forests received an Outdoor Access Champion Award this morning for its work supporting the Pauanui Tairua Trail. More >>

Get Outdoors Week is opportunity to fund local tracks

Friday, 15 February 2019, 9:23 am | Walking Access Commission

Get Outdoors Week (15-22 February 2019) is a fantastic opportunity for local communities to improve tracks trails and public access in their area. Walking Access Commission Chief Executive Ric Cullinane says the Commission wants to support these community ... More >>

Walking Access Commission welcomes review of legislation

Friday, 30 November 2018, 9:31 am | Walking Access Commission

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa (NZWAC) is welcoming the mandatory review of its governing legislation, the Walking Access Act 2008. More >>

New role to focus on public access and community connections

Monday, 26 November 2018, 2:12 pm | Walking Access Commission

New role to focus on public access and community connections in Auckland’s north - Walking Access Commission & Auckland Council media release More >>

Trails strategy to link South Auckland and Waikato

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 1:51 pm | Walking Access Commission

A tracks and trails strategy to link South Auckland and Waikato Source: New Zealand Walking Access Commission More >>

Nominations open for outdoors access champions

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:11 am | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission is calling for nominations of people and groups who champion public access to the outdoors. Nominations are open until 11 November 2018. More >>

Walking Access Commission appoints new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 12:53 pm | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission, the Government’s expert agency on public access to the outdoors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ric Cullinane as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Walking Access Commission helps Charleston step again

Monday, 27 August 2018, 11:13 am | Walking Access Commission

A $17,000 grant from the Walking Access Commission is helping to return Charleston to prominence, perhaps for the first time since 1867 when it nearly became New Zealand’s capital. More >>

Applications sought to help public access to the outdoors

Friday, 24 August 2018, 3:28 pm | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission is making $100,000 available to projects that enhance public access to the outdoors. More >>

$10,000 helps secure safe trail for Tasman cyclists

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:34 pm | Walking Access Commission

Source: New Zealand Walking Access Commission -- The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has made a $10,000 grant to the Nelson Cycle Trails Trust towards the cost of securing access on the Belgrove to Spooners Tunnel section of the Great Taste ... More >>

$11,000 grant to help build Pauanui-Tairua Trail

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 9:39 am | Walking Access Commission

The Hikuai District Trust has won an $11,000 grant to help complete stage two of the 25-kilometre Pauanui-Tairua Cycle and Walkway. More >>

School children to nominate their Top Outdoor Spot

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:02 pm | Walking Access Commission

School children across New Zealand are photographing, drawing and describing their favourite places as part of a national competition celebrating enjoyment of the great outdoors. More >>

Nominations open for champions of public access to outdoors

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:10 pm | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission is calling for nominations of people and groups who are champions of public access to the outdoors. Nominations are open until 17 November 2017, and the winners will be decided by the Commission’s Board. More >>

Minister visits ambitious Kerikeri walkway project

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:48 pm | Walking Access Commission

A new trail that will provide access to a hidden waterfall near Kerikeri received a Ministerial visit this afternoon when the New Zealand Walking Access Commission hosted Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston for a guided walk. More >>

Funding boost for outdoor access

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:04 pm | Walking Access Commission

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission is making $54,000 available to projects that enhance public access to the outdoors through the current funding round of its Enhanced Access Fund. The fund was created to support projects that help secure certain ... More >>

Competition encourages students to celebrate NZ outdoors

Monday, 30 January 2017, 11:46 am | Walking Access Commission

A national competition celebrating enjoyment of New Zealand’s great outdoors begining today, with Kiwi primary and intermediate school children encouraged to photograph, draw and describe their favourite outdoor places. More >>

This summer, follow the Kiwi way

Monday, 19 December 2016, 12:00 pm | Walking Access Commission

New Zealanders and international visitors should strive to ‘follow the Kiwi way’ as they head into the great outdoors this summer. New Zealand Walking Access Commission chief executive Eric Pyle said the number of people accessing the New Zealand outdoors ... More >>

Whareroa Farm receives funding for signage

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:25 am | Walking Access Commission

The Whareroa Guardians Community Trust has been granted $2,140 to assist with the design and installation of signs to mark public access on a new Kapiti Coast track. More >>

 

 

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