About & News

Find links to our latest news, recent publications, and information about who we are. 

About us

Building a legacy of public access to the outdoors for everyone in New Zealand, from walkers to mountain bikers, anglers to horse riders, landholders to trail runners.

News

The latest news from the Walking Access Commission Ara Hikoi Aotearoa. If you have a media or communications query contact Asher Wilson-Goldman, our Communications Manager.

Publications

Documents and research that explain people's rights and responsibilities when accessing the outdoors. Also corporate reports on our objectives and performance.

Our people

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has fourteen staff working from its Wellington office and a 13-strong field team based around New Zealand.

Disclosure

As a Crown entity, we publish a range of information, including our chief executive's expenses, our Official Information Act statistics, board minutes and our prosecutions policy.

Contact Us

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Our work

Find out about the diverse work the commission does, from its large strategic projects to its day-to-day support for people who access the outdoors.