Recreational access to our lakes, beaches, rivers and mountains is an important part of what it is to be a New Zealander. The New Zealand Walking Access Commission is the Crown entity that works to enhance free, certain, enduring, and practical walking access to the outdoors for New Zealanders and overseas visitors. The Commission has a small team in Wellington and a network of regional field advisors. A copy of our legislation, the Walking Access Act 2008, is available here.
The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has awarded more than $60,000 in funding to organisations across the country working to enhance recreational access in the outdoors.
The funding was...
Keen outdoorspeople can now track down information about some of New Zealand’s top walkways on the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s website.
A new section has been created on the ...
The New Zealand Walking Access Commission would like to thank all those who provided feedback through its Walking Access Mapping System 2013 user survey.
The survey was conducted by the Comm...