Publications

rsz faq hs for farmers

Health and safety responsibilities of farmers to recreational visitors - Frequently Asked Questions

Published October 2019

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?

FMA info for councils

Find My Adventure Information for Councils

Published October 2019

Find My Adventure is a free, easy-to-use database, tool and website. It helps more people find the information they need to get into the outdoors.

Find My Adventure DLE

Find My Adventure DLE flyer

Published September 2019

Find your next adventure » Search from hundreds of tracks and trails around New Zealand.
www.walkingaccess.govt.nz

Rights and Responsibilities Brochure

Rights and Responsibilities brochure

Published September 2019

Know your access rights and responsibilities: get permission, be responsible for your safety, take care of the environment, and consider others

Tri fold DLE

Intro to the Walking Access Commission

Published September 2019

At the Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa, we make sure New Zealand’s natural playground remains easy to access and free for everyone.

2019 06 FAQ1

Public access in the outdoors - Frequently Asked Questions

Published June 2019

The Walking Access Commission aims to enhance free, certain, enduring and practical access to the outdoors in a way that respects everyone’s rights and the environment.

Easement Form

Walkway Easement Instrument (Jan 2019)

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.

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.

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