News: October 2021

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.

walking with masks COVID 19

Lockdown again

Aug 23, 2021, 12:18 PM

18 months ago, many of us did not know that walking was essential. But when everything else is locked away, walking with your bubble, with your whānau, with your dog, remains.

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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