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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.
Health and safety responsibilities of farmers to recreational visitors - Frequently Asked Questions
pdf (203 KB) | Published August 2016
Does the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 significantly change the obligations farmers have to ensure the safety of recreational visitors to their land?
Unformed Legal Roads - Frequently Asked Questions
pdf (33 KB) | Published June 2016
An unformed legal road - sometimes known colloquially as a paper road - is a parcel of land that has been legally designated as a road but has not been formed.
The Country and Outdoor Recreation Calendar
pdf (857 KB) | Published October 2012
A downloadable calendar showing common New Zealand farming, fishing and hunting seasons. The calendar has been jointly created by the Commission, Fish & Game New Zealand and Federated Farmers New Zealand. Seasons shown include calving, lambing, freshwater
Guidelines for the Management of Unformed Legal Roads
pdf (346 KB) | Published February 2011
Best practice' guidelines document for local authorities and interested parties on the administration of unformed legal roads.
New Zealand Outdoor Access Code
pdf (1.3 MB) | Published June 2010
The New Zealand Outdoor Access Code provides helpful information about responsible behaviour in the outdoors. It is practical and informative and aims to raise public awareness of access rights and responsibilities.