News: May 2019

Coyle Park overlooking the sea by Ava

Hundreds enter their top outdoor spots

Jul 3, 2020, 8:13 AM

Nearly 400 students entered this year’s Top Outdoor Spot competition. The judges will begin shortlisting next week. They hope to let the winners know soon.

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Land Advisor – 2 year fixed-term

Jun 23, 2020, 9:50 AM

We want an experienced land advisor to join us. 
The successful applicant will identify public access and opportunities to enhance and secure additional public access

Stephen working from the kitchen

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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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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