Publications: July 2016

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 11 Walkways WEB pdf

Walkways - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

This FAQ focuses specifically on walkways that have been formally established and gazetted under the Walking Access Act 2008 or New Zealand Walkways Act 1990.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 9 Access along rivers WEB pdf

Access along rivers, lakes and the coast - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

This FAQ answers common questions about access to water margins and riverbeds. It also describes the effects of erosion and accretion on public access.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 8 Roadways over Maori land WEB pdf

Roadways over Māori Land - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

Roadways over Māori land provide access over Māori land to other Māori land, or sometimes to general or Crown land.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 6 Walking access and Maori land WEB pdf

Walking access and Māori land - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

Generally, unalienated Maori land does not have public access provisions. It is governed under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 7 Resolving disputes WEB pdf

Resolving disputes over access - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

The Commission’s staff and regional field advisors are available to provide independent and impartial advice on public access and to help resolve access disputes.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 3 Walking Access Mapping System WEB pdf

The Walking Access Mapping System - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

The Walking Access Mapping System is an online system that uses geographic information system (GIS) technology to display publicly accessible land.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 2 Access for landholders WEB pdf

Access for landholders - Frequently Asked Questions

Published July 2016

The Outdoor Access Code is a Walking Access Commission publication that sets out the rights and responsibilities of recreational users and landholders.

2016 08 11 NZWAC Flowchart Health and safety responsibilities of farmers to recreational visitors WEB pdf

Health and safety responsibilities of farmers to recreational visitors - Flowchart

Published July 2016

When do you have a duty to warn people about hazards?

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 5a Sign project with FFNZ WEB pdf

Sign project with Federated Farmers New Zealand - Fact Sheet

Published July 2016

Federated Farmers and the Commission have developed a sign for landholders to use showing where they are happy for walking access to happen on their land.

2016 06 31 NZWAC FAQ 5b Sign project with RWNZ WEB pdf

Sign project with Rural Women New Zealand

Published July 2016

Rural Women New Zealand and the Commission have developed a sign for landholders to use showing where they are happy for walking access to happen on their land.

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