Connecting people, connecting places
We create and sustain public access to the outdoors. We’re a Crown agency working with communities and across statutory boundaries, enabling more people to connect with the whenua .
New Mahia walkway celebrates the return of fish to awa
Te Aratia Walkway opening ceremony detailsVenue: Whangawehi Bridge Date: Thursday, 8 December 2022 Time: 11:00am The Te Aratia Walkway straddles the Mahia Peninsula, linking its eastern and western sides.
Information about public access
Guidance about accessing the outdoors responsibly — including roads and walkways, rivers and lakes, and private land.
Use a map to find legal public access across New Zealand
Our maps will help you find legal public access, hunting and fishing spots, tracks, trails, and property information.