News: August 2016

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From finding people to finding solutions

Aug 30, 2016, 10:04 AM

A few years ago, Rod Smillie found himself sharing a hut deep in Whanganui National Park with a couple of Israeli secret service officers who had come to New Zealand...

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Nominations invited for outdoor access awards

Aug 3, 2016, 12:32 PM

It's that time of year again, when a nationwide search begins for individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to outdoor access in New Zealand.

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Creating quality walkways for healthier communities

Aug 2, 2016, 11:01 AM

In this column New Zealand Walking Access Commission chief executive Eric Pyle discusses the need for planners to consider walking trails when creating new subdivisions and some of the opportunities...

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What next for outdoor access?

Aug 2, 2016, 10:56 AM

In this column New Zealand Walking Access Commission board member Penny Mudford explores the changing demand for different kinds of recreation opportunities and the need for councils and central government...

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Nominations invited for outdoor access awards

Aug 2, 2016, 10:53 AM

It's that time of year again, when a nationwide search begins for individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to outdoor access in New Zealand.

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Asking landholders for permission

Aug 2, 2016, 10:46 AM

A new video developed by the New Zealand Access Walking Commission emphasises the importance of asking landowners for permission to access their property.

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News from the field - August 2016

Aug 2, 2016, 10:31 AM

News from the field' provides a roundup of public access topics being worked on by the New Zealand Walking Access Commission's regional field advisors.

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