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Keep Waikeremoana pristine or risk limiting access

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 10:59 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

People have a duty to care for the land and its kaitiaki when they visit it, says Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa Chief Executive Ric Cullinane. More >>

$5,000 grant to build signs on Manawa Karioi tracks

Friday, 27 July 2018, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Island Bay’s Manawa Karioi ecological restoration project has won a $5000 grant to erect signs and put in track markers that will help people walk local bush trails. More >>

From finding people to finding solutions to access issues

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 10:14 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

A few years ago, Rod Smillie found himself sharing a hut deep in Whanganui National Park with a couple of Israeli secret service officers who had come to New Zealand for a holiday. More >>

Living Streets Aotearoa awarded $1,500

Friday, 3 June 2016, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Living Streets Aotearoa has received $1,500 to assist with the design and installation of signs to mark public access on a little-known track from Nakora Road to Karaka Bay Road in Wellington. More >>

New CEO announced for New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Friday, 5 February 2016, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

New CEO announced for New Zealand Walking Access Commission Eric Pyle has been appointed as the new chief executive of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission. Mr Pyle is the current chief executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA) ... More >>

Students encouraged to share top outdoor spots and win

Monday, 1 February 2016, 11:11 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Students encouraged to share top outdoor spots and win Kiwi school children are encouraged to snap photos, draw pictures and share creative descriptions of their favourite outdoor places in the 2016 Top Outdoor Spot competition, which launches ... More >>

Kiwis encouraged to follow the Kiwi Way this summer

Friday, 18 December 2015, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

New Zealanders are being urged to ‘follow the Kiwi way’ when exploring the great outdoors with friends and family this summer. New Zealand Walking Access Commission chief executive Mark Neeson said many rural communities faced increased pressure ... More >>

Kiwis urged to share code for responsible outdoor access

Friday, 18 December 2015, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

New Zealanders are being urged to ‘follow the Kiwi way’ when exploring the great outdoors with friends and family this summer. New Zealand Walking Access Commission chief executive Mark Neeson said many rural communities faced increased pressure ... More >>

Andrew Lonie recognised for mountain biking contribution

Monday, 14 December 2015, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Dunedin City Council staff member Andrew Lonie has been recognised by the New Zealand Walking Access Commission for the positive contribution he has made towards mountain biking activities in the Otago region. More >>

Barbara Stuart returns to the NZWAC board

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:20 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Nelson farmer and outdoor-access supporter Barbara Stuart has been appointed to the Board of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission. More >>

NZWAC appoints Dr Margaret Horsburgh

Friday, 20 November 2015, 2:43 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

NZWAC appoints Dr Margaret Horsburgh as Auckland regional field advisor On any given Tuesday, you can find Dr Margaret Horsburgh tramping along one of the many tracks and trails that criss-cross the Auckland region. Sundays are set aside for a walking ... More >>

Farm access strengthens community relationship

Sunday, 14 June 2015, 8:56 pm | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Farmers creating public access across their land can build awareness of what they do, strengthen relationships with the community and even boost farming productivity. That’s according to Alistair Gibb, who recently established an easement and track ... More >>

Top Outdoor Spot competition returns for 2015

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 11:56 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Kiwi school children are being encouraged to snap photos, draw pictures and share creative descriptions of their favourite outdoor places in the 2015 Top Outdoor Spot competition. More >>

World Rivers Day – an opportunity to explore NZ’s rivers

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:11 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

New Zealanders are being encouraged to get into the outdoors and explore the country’s waterways for World Rivers Day on Sunday 28 September. More >>

Greater accessibility to public land information

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 11:02 am | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Outdoors enthusiasts may soon have even more access to information about publicly accessible land, thanks to the release of the Government’s public access mapping information to website and app developers. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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