News: September 2018

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Unlocking the gates after COVID-19

Jun 2, 2020, 11:13 AM

As we unlocked our doors after Alert Levels 3 and 4 of our COVID-19 pandemic response we were grateful.  
But some of us were also a little melancholy. 

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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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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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Find My Adventure

Oct 30, 2019, 1:43 PM

You can search hundreds of tracks on Find My Adventure by region, by the type of activity you want to do, by the length of the track, and by how hard it is.

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Creating peri-urban magic

Oct 23, 2019, 4:08 PM

Growing populations and expanding cities create interesting planning challenges for our peri-urban areas.

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