Knowledge Base

We have information about accessing the outdoors responsibly - including roads and walkways, rivers and lakes, and private land. We also have information on using our GIS maps, creating new access, private land and what to do when there is a dispute.

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Western Okataina Walkway mountainbiking

Mountain biking and access in the outdoors

Published Aug 17, 2018, 3:17 PM

We are lucky to have access to tracks close to our cities and towns and wide bike-able open spaces. But we have to remember that we are sharing these with others.

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COVID-19 and outdoor recreation

Published May 13, 2020, 1:31 PM

What does COVID-19 mean for the NZ Walking Access Commission, and for public access to the outdoors? We share advice from a range of experts.

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