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Locked Gates Over Unformed Legal Roads

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 3:47 pm | Walking Access Commission

"The law is clear that landowners cannot put lock gates over unformed legal roads", says Walking Access Commission chief executive Ric Cullinane. Landowners cannot put gates, locked or unlocked, on unformed legal roads without the permission ... More >>

Rick Edmonds Wins 2021 Outdoor Access Champion Award

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 9:48 am | Walking Access Commission

Marlborough resident Rick Edmonds will receive the Outdoor Access Champion Award in Havelock on 24 May 2021. The award celebrates his significant contribution to public access in the outdoors in the Marlborough region. Rick planned the largely ... More >>

Dr Gordon Hosking Wins Outdoor Access Champion Award

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:56 am | Walking Access Commission

Dr Gordon Hosking will receive an Outdoor Access Champion Award in Mangawhai this week. The award recognises his significant and lasting contribution to public access to the outdoors in the Mangawhai region. Dr Gordon Hosking is a leader in the Mangawhai ... More >>

Shaun Norman Wins Outdoor Access Champion Award

Monday, 19 October 2020, 12:55 pm | Walking Access Commission

Shaun Norman will receive an Outdoor Access Champion Award in Twizel this week. The award recognises his significant and lasting contribution to public access to the outdoors in in the Aoraki Mt Cook region. - Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020 - ... More >>

Whitebaiters can use marginal strip to access Mōkau River

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 9:31 am | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission hopes to help resolve a dispute about whitebaiters accessing the Mōkau River near the end of Te Mahoe Road. More >>

Te Araroa Partners With The Walking Access Commission

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 11:36 am | Walking Access Commission

Te Araroa Trust and the Walking Access Commission have joined forces to work on the Trust’s length-of-New Zealand trail. The trust is kaitiaki for the 3000km walking trail stretching from Cape Reinga to Bluff. Previously it relied on donations and ... More >>

Don Cameron is new chair of Walking Access Commission

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:20 am | Walking Access Commission

Ruapehu District Mayor Don Cameron has been appointed as the new Chair of the Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa. More >>

New digital maps help people explore outdoors

Monday, 16 December 2019, 2:07 pm | Walking Access Commission

The Commission’s Chief Executive Ric Cullinane says the new GIS maps cover all New Zealand. It is one of the biggest, most comprehensive mapping systems in the country. More >>

Nominations open for outdoor access champions

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 9:02 am | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa is calling for nominations of people and groups who champion public access to the outdoors. Nominations are open until 13 December 2019. More >>

Review endorses Walking Access Commission’s access work

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 10:51 am | Walking Access Commission

The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa is welcoming the newly published Report on the Findings of the Review of the Walking Access Act 2008. More >>

Off-road pathways needed to link North-Waikato towns

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 9:08 am | Walking Access Commission

A new report has called for a network of off-road tracks and trails connecting the North Waikato towns of Pokeno, Pukekohe, and Tuakau. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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