News: September 2014

Waikato riparian planting

Riparian planting and public access

May 13, 2022, 2:39 PM

Ric Balfour and Felicity Brough help farmers and catchment groups to develop public access routes when they are doing riparian planting.

Celia Wade Brown Rewa Bush kahikatea

Celia Wade-Brown the outdoor adventurer

Apr 22, 2022, 8:41 AM

Celia Wade-Brown is best known as the former mayor of Wellington. But she is also an adventurer, walking Te Araroa, cycling then Tour Aotearoa and kayaking around parts of NZ.

Edwin Sheppard climbing Badlands, Whanganui Bay

A leap for rock climbing access

Mar 22, 2022, 2:44 PM

Edwin Sheppard, the newly appointed general manager of the Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust, is the first paid role to work specifically on rock climbing access issues in New Zealand.

Suky media release

Outdoor access needs women

Jan 25, 2022, 4:17 PM

The Commission is proud to recognise the wāhine that have made a significant impact in accessing the outdoors in New Zealand.

Invercargill Estuary

Walking is modest

Jan 7, 2022, 2:31 PM

Walking is not just a slow way of getting from A to Z. It is about experiencing all the other letters in between.

Hokitika Gorge Walk

Access to Rivers

Jan 7, 2022, 9:00 AM

Riverbanks and riverbeds are often thought to be entirely publicly accessible and a term is frequently used as part of this expectation - the Queen’s Chain.

Opunake Walkway cow in paddock

Greeting the summer visitors

Jan 6, 2022, 9:04 AM

Summer can be a busy time for farm managers. Among the pressures they face are more people who may want permission to cross their land.

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