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Submission on Action for Healthy Waterways
pdf (236 KB) | Published October 2019
The Commission has an interest in the issue of healthy waterways. Many New Zealanders want access to waterways for recreational and cultural reasons, and for collecting food.
Submission on the Reform of the Overseas Investment Act 2005
pdf (246 KB) | Published May 2019
Our key interest is in sensitive land (non-urban land over five hectares and land adjoining lakes, rivers, foreshore and/or land managed by DOC) and special land.
Submission on the Management of Crown Pastoral Land
pdf (200 KB) | Published April 2019
Submission to LINZ. This document submits that improving public access for recreation on Crown pastoral land should be an important outcome of the review.
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.
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.
Summary of High Court Decision on Pastoral Leases
pdf (35 KB) | Published May 2009
This document summarises a High Court decision on access to Crown pastoral lease properties.
Roads, water margins and riverbeds: the law on public access
pdf (3.6 MB) | Published August 2008
This book examines the law on public access in New Zealand. It was written by former Registrar-General of Land Brian Hayes.
Roading law as it applies to unformed legal roads - the sequel
pdf (161 KB) | Published October 2007
The main purpose of this report is to provide an illustration of the method and the depth of research underpinning Roading Law as it Applies to Unformed Roads.
Roading law as it applies to unformed legal roads
pdf (314 KB) | Published March 2007
This commentary explains the nature of the "Queen's highway", what the free right of passage is, the special character of roads along rivers, lakes and the sea, as well as some historical perspective.
Elements of the law on movable water boundaries
pdf (452 KB) | Published March 2007
This commentary highlights unsatisfactory elements in our waterside law that detract from a stable legal environment.