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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.