Copyright and attribution

Nearly all content is licensed under Creative Commons. This means you can reuse it on your own website, in print or other formats, but must make it clear that any content you use comes from our website and is owned by the Commission.

Unless noted as an exception, or on specific items or collections of content:

  • any copyright in content on is owned by the Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa.
  • the Commission licenses you to copy, distribute and adapt that content in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 International Licence.

Under the terms of the licence, you must attribute the content to the Commission.

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Government logos

The New Zealand Government logo, Coat of Arms and other logos, emblems and trade marks are protected by law. You must not copy or use any logo, emblem or trade mark without express permission and compliance with applicable laws.

Photographs and images

Many of the photographs on this website belong to other photographers and we have attributed them (directly on each page) in the manner that they have asked.  Most of the time when we have not attributed photos it is because they are either ones we have taken ourselves or have come from a source such as Pixabay that does not require attribution.  Unless otherwise stated in relation to specific photographs, you cannot copy, distribute or adapt any photograph without the agreement of the copyright owner.