News: April 2017

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Playing our part in the response to COVID-19

Apr 27, 2020, 1:43 PM

The Commission is one of NZ’s smallest Crown agencies. But when we got the opportunity to help the All-of-Government response to COVID-19 we were keen to contribute.

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COVID-19 and the outdoors

Mar 23, 2020, 3:37 PM

What does COVID-19 mean for the NZ Walking Access Commission, and for public access to the outdoors? We share advice from a range of experts.

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Raetihi restores historic walkway

Feb 13, 2020, 11:16 AM

Ameku Road Walkway is simply an under-used ‘paper’ road and farm track. Then the homesteads fell into disuse. Now Raetihi residents want to restore it.

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Farewelling John Forbes

Dec 5, 2019, 10:09 AM

Last week the Commission farewelled retiring board chair John Forbes. John's mana and calm good-will helped remove tension about access to private rural land 

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