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.

Kauri tree

How to save our Kauri trees

Jun 22, 2021, 11:21 AM

Kauri trees can live over 2000 years, grow over 50 metres tall and have trunk girths as big as 16 metres, but these giants are being jeopardised by Kauri dieback.

E bike Waka Kotahi

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.

King Country Hunt Trekking Club

To Aria and back, on a horse

Feb 4, 2021, 2:40 PM

Kaye Nelson has been horse trekking for three decades. “I don’t know whether any person who is attached to horses would really be able to say exactly why," says Kaye.

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