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Public Access Group Takes LINZ To Court To Protect Access To Iconic Back-country Road

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 10:29 am | Public Access New Zealand

Public Access New Zealand (PANZ) has launched legal proceedings to improve and protect public access to one of New Zealand’s most iconic landscapes. Molesworth Recreation Reserve is one of New Zealand’s most spectacular backcountry areas and the iconic ... More >>

Public Address 01/05/08 - The Art of the Interview

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 11:12 am | Public Access New Zealand

This week's Media7 is a lively affair -- as in: I couldn't shut the b*ggers up -- with Sean Plunket, Amanda Millar and Jim Tucker discussing the art of the interview. I've also negotiated permission for the Newsmash section to be made available in ... More >>

Coastal and river access secured

Wednesday, 20 July 2005, 2:38 pm | Public Access New Zealand

Objectors to a Waitaki District Council decision to stop public road access to the mouth of the Shag River, near Palmerston in East Otago, welcome an Environment Court decision resulting from agreement being reached between the parties. The Court has ... More >>

Government commended for access decision

Wednesday, 29 June 2005, 5:19 pm | Public Access New Zealand

Government is to be commended for its decision to defer new access legislation until after the election. This is a mature, reasoned decision based on the need to reconsider and refine several proposals, according to outdoor recreation advocate, Public Access ... More >>

Access leader bars Government entry to property

Monday, 13 June 2005, 12:36 am | Public Access New Zealand

A campaign by farmers to close private land to public access for one week is lamentable but understandable, according to Public Access New Zealand. However Federated Farmers, rather than alienating the public by shutting them out, should be targeting the source ... More >>

Cattle Flat tenure review should be abandoned

Tuesday, 29 March 2005, 10:31 am | Public Access New Zealand

Public recreation advocate Public Access New Zealand (PANZ) today called for a Government review of tenure over the Cattle Flat and Henroost pastoral leases in northern Southland to be abandoned. More >>

Public recreation may suffer

Thursday, 10 March 2005, 2:34 pm | Public Access New Zealand

The enthusiasm of the Minister of Conservation and the Forest and Bird Society for the new Ahuriri Conservation Park, and a whole chain of other high country parks to follow, should be tempered by restraints on development, use, and commercialisation. More >>

Attention Welcome But New Access Mechanism Flawed

Wednesday, 22 December 2004, 6:21 pm | Public Access New Zealand

Government should get it's own house in order before imposing new and untested public access mechanisms over private land. This is the view of national outdoor recreation advocate Public Access New Zealand. More >>

Govt claims of "guaranteed" access fraudulent

Thursday, 16 September 2004, 12:23 am | Public Access New Zealand

Government claims that its foreshore legislation "guarantees" public access over the foreshore and seabed are fraudulent, Public Access New Zealand today told the select committee considering the Foreshore and Seabed Bill in Christchurch today. More >>

Government claims on foreshore access fraudulent

Monday, 14 June 2004, 9:20 am | Public Access New Zealand

Government claims that its draft legislation "guarantees" public access over the foreshore and seabed are fraudulent, according to Public Access New Zealand. More >>

Petition on foreshore and recreation

Thursday, 13 November 2003, 4:44 pm | Public Access New Zealand

A petition was presented to Parliament today calling for Crown ownership and control, and secure public recreation rights, over the foreshore and seabed. More >>

Abolition of Queen's Chain should not be agenda

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 5:46 pm | Public Access New Zealand

While the Government-appointed Land Access Reference Group has provided welcome reiteration of what recreationists have been saying for decades - that public access to the countryside is becoming more difficult and something has to be done about it - several of the ... More >>

Foreshore sideshow of statistics and . . .

Thursday, 7 August 2003, 5:32 pm | Public Access New Zealand

Government appears to be trying to undermine the public's rights of access to the coast. However their spin doesn't stack up, according to Public Access New Zealand (PANZ). More >>

Public ownership of foreshore essential for access

Thursday, 31 July 2003, 2:18 pm | Public Access New Zealand

A false sense of security could arise from Waitangi Fisheries Commission chairman Shane Jones' comment that Maori need to accept public access to the foreshore and seabed as a non-negotiable issue, according to recreational lobby group Public Access ... More >>

Beaches for Recreation Petition launched

Tuesday, 29 July 2003, 2:42 pm | Public Access New Zealand

A petition to Parliament concerning the ownership of New Zealand's beaches, foreshore and seabed has been launched by recreational lobby group Public Access New Zealand (PANZ). More >>

Strategy For Improving Public Access To Outdoors

Thursday, 10 July 2003, 1:53 pm | Public Access New Zealand

What has been described as "the defining document on public access in New Zealand"* was released today by recreational lobby group Public Access New Zealand. More >>

Bathing at the beach unlawful - law change needed

Tuesday, 24 June 2003, 9:08 am | Public Access New Zealand

Government's decisive resolve for legislative action reasserting the Crown's ownership of New Zealand's seabed and foreshore is an important first step, recreational lobby group Public Access New Zealand believes. This issue was a litmus test for Government, ... More >>

Has Jim Sutton hijacked Labour's Outdoor Policy?

Friday, 14 February 2003, 5:08 pm | Public Access New Zealand

From the dismissive manner Jim Sutton continually refers to the Queen's Chain, it appears he is in denial that such an entity exists and that further provision needs to be made. More >>

PANZ does not want access onto private land

Wednesday, 29 January 2003, 12:22 am | Public Access New Zealand

Public Access New Zealand refutes an allegation that "PANZ would leap at a chance to carry a warrant which allows them absolute entry to private land". This was made by ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff. He was speculating that Government will introduce a ... More >>

Government's public access plan "pie in the sky"

Friday, 24 January 2003, 9:40 am | Public Access New Zealand

While welcoming Government's initiative to develop a strategy to improve public access to the countryside, Public Access New Zealand is most concerned about the terms of reference and the composition of the panel government has appointed for ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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