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.
Trail Manager — Te Araroa
Te Araroa, the Long Pathway, is a New Zealand icon, traversing 3000 kilometres of stunning scenery as it makes its way from Cape Reinga in the far north to Bluff…
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.