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Health and safety responsibilities of farmers to recreational visitors - Frequently Asked Questions
pdf (240 KB) | 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?
Find My Adventure Information for Councils
pdf (2 MB) | 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.
Report on the Findings of the Review of the Walking Access Act 2008
pdf (4.1 MB) | Published September 2019
The review considers the need for the Act, its operation and effectiveness, and whether any amendments are necessary or desirable.
Find My Adventure DLE flyer
pdf (315 KB) | Published September 2019
Find your next adventure » Search from hundreds of tracks and trails around New Zealand.
Rights and Responsibilities brochure
pdf (271 KB) | Published September 2019
Know your access rights and responsibilities: get permission, be responsible for your safety, take care of the environment, and consider others
Intro to the Walking Access Commission
pdf (502 KB) | 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.
Public access in the outdoors - Frequently Asked Questions
pdf (426 KB) | 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.
Statement of Performance Expectations 2019-2020
pdf (2.3 MB) | Published June 2019
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.
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.
Greenways, property developers and the use of incentives
pdf (1.1 MB) | Published October 2018
Holly Stevens’ research highlights incentives to encourage Auckland’s property developers to allow public access through their land for greenway development.