News: October 2017

Phil Culling on a bike

One less car, many more bikes

Feb 24, 2022, 2:30 PM

We’re only a small team of 24 people, but we’re committed to active and public transport. All our Wellington staff walk, ride or use public transport for their commute.

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.

Mickael GOMES 03 Tararua Range

Te Araroa turns ten

Dec 8, 2021, 2:29 PM

New Zealand’s walk of a lifetime turns 10 this week. And for its birthday it wants to lead more people into the wild.

Wairoa Stream Track v2

More to explore in Kerikeri

Oct 22, 2021, 10:34 AM

More public access in Kerikeri means Te Tahawai Stream Track can lead all the way to Waianiwaniwa (Rainbow Falls).

Pocket Maps 1 v2

Pocket Maps new app launch

Aug 25, 2021, 10:20 AM

Please join us for our launch of Pocket Maps, our new mobile app which allows users to identify public access areas across New Zealand.

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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