News: February 2017

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.

Luke Alexander web

Luke Alexander's new lease on life

Mar 31, 2022, 2:57 PM

Cape Foulwind local, Luke faces challenges that have forced him to rely on neighbours, family and friends to get around. But all that has changed with an e-Bike.

Dont go missing article

Don’t go missing, go hiking

Dec 17, 2021, 10:38 AM

The outdoors can be dangerous. There can be anything from steep cliffs to weather changes to a surprise leg cramp. It's important to be prepared for anything.

Kepler

Walking Te Araroa alone

Jul 19, 2021, 9:01 AM

If you're new to long distance-hiking or have some questions around safety and walking alone - we've compiled some frequently asked questions to help.

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.

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