News: April 2017

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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'll share advice from a range of experts.

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A week in Wānaka

Feb 27, 2020, 10:19 AM

The Commission's Stephen Day spent three days in Wānaka with LEARNZ teachers as they took students on a virtual field trip to explore the outdoors. Here’s his photo diary.

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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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