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

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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.

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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.

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The latest news from the Walking Access Commission Ara Hikoi Aotearoa. If you have a media or communications query contact Stephen Day, our Strategic Communications Manager.

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

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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.

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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.

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An archive of the Commission's recent email newsletters

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