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Walkway Easement Instrument (Jan 2019)
pdf (116 KB) | Published January 2019
Our standard easement form that meets our requirements for walkway easements. The form is designed to be consistent with the statutory conditions that apply to easements.
Annual Report 2017-18
pdf (1.4 MB) | Published December 2018
This publication reports on the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s performance and activities for 2017-2018.
Statement of Intent 2018-2022
pdf (1.1 MB) | Published June 2018
This Statement of Intent (SOI) sets out what the New Zealand Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa (NZWAC) intends to achieve or contribute to over the next four years and how it will manage its functions and operations to meet its intentions.
Statement of Performance Expectations 2018-2019
pdf (15 MB) | Published June 2018
This Statement of Performance Expectations reflects our proposed performance targets and forecast financial information for the year ahead. It is produced in accordance with section 149E of the Crown Entities Act 2004.
South Island High Country Access Report
pdf (5.7 MB) | Published March 2018
The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has produced a draft report for consultation on public access to the outdoors in and around the South Island High Country.
Walking Access Strategy 2017 - 2022
pdf (7.1 MB) | Published January 2018
This document gives an overview of the past, present and future state of public access in New Zealand, and the role and priorities of the Commission for the years 2017 - 2022. Included is an A3 plan outlining some of the key projects the Commission is inv
2017 Annual Report
pdf (3 MB) | Published November 2017
This publication reports on the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s performance for 2016-2017.
Statement of Performance Expectations 2017-2018
pdf (1.7 MB) | Published June 2017
This Statement of Performance Expectations outlines how the Commission will measure its performance and progress towards achieving the outcomes outlined in its Statement of Intent 2014-2018. It should be read in conjunction with the New Zealand Walking Ac
Access Me Concept Assessment
pdf (2.1 MB) | Published June 2017
A digital platform where people can request access to a farm and landholders can respond, without having to share personal information, make or answer phone calls.
2016 Annual Report
pdf (4 MB) | Published November 2016
This publication reports on the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s performance for 2015-2016, including progress towards the outcomes laid out in the Commission’s Statement of Intent 2014-2018 and National Strategy 2010-2035.