News: October 2016

Mahanga Beach

Locked gates over unformed legal roads

Jun 24, 2021, 4:03 PM

“The law is clear that landowners cannot put lock gates over unformed legal roads”, says Walking Access Commission chief executive Ric Cullinane.

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Access to New Zealand lakes

May 18, 2021, 4:31 PM

Recent research from Lakes380 has identified that 53% of lakes in New Zealand are considered difficult or legally impractical to access. 

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E-bikes, push bikes or vehicles?

May 18, 2021, 3:32 PM

The rising popularity of e-bikes, e-scooters and other micromobility devices is creating challenges for people planning transport around New Zealand. 

Southeast Akl shared pathway

Shared pathway gets walkers off busy airport road

Apr 15, 2021, 10:46 AM

Walkers and cyclists living in Southeast Auckland can now enjoy a shared walkway off Highway 20B. This will be much safer for people who previously had to walk along the busy state highway.

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Sharing a farm with the public

Feb 5, 2021, 9:29 AM

Kate Scott is the owner of remote Rees Valley Station, near Glenorchy. She talked to us about what it’s like for her family to have a stream of tourists on their land.

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