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 will again seek applications from a contestable fund for groups undertaking projects to enhance access to our country’s great outdoors.The Commiss...
There are only two weeks left for students to send in photos and descriptions of their favourite outdoor places as part of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s 2014 Top Outdoor Spot...
A walking and mountain biking trail near Nelson has been given a makeover with the installation of signage and route markers to make it easier for outdoorspeople to find and enjoy.