News: June 2017
Below is a list of the latest kawepūrongo from the Walking Access Commission Ara Hikoi Aotearoa. If you have a media or communications query contact Stephen Day, our Communications Manager | Kaiwhakahaere Whakapā on 04 815 8517 or firstname.lastname@example.org
An agile system of access
Part of the Commission’s work involves creating new access rights over land. Typically, the land is defined by survey when the parties enter into formal agreements.
Examining access in the South Island High Country
The Commission has begun a project to look at access in the South Island High Country – what’s working, what’s not, and what people’s dreams are for public access.
Pepin Island open day – access is about community
While sometimes public access to iconic places can be contentious, there are also many examples where Kiwis quietly get on and work it out.
Enhanced Access Fund recipients – next round now accepting applications
Applications are now open for the next funding round. Up to $100,000 will be available in two rounds, with the first round closing on 30 September 2017.
Kauri dieback, myrtle rust and more – what you need to know
When we are out and about in New Zealand, we have a responsibility to avoid spreading disease. Through responsible behaviour, we can help keep our wildlife safe.
News from the field
Traditionally, a walkway was just that, for pathway for walkers, but now tracks are designed with multiples uses in mind.
New regional representatives in Auckland and Taranaki / Whanganui / Manawatū
Kevin has spent 30 years working in local government, most recently as the chief executive of Whanganui District Council, and in his spare time plays badminton, a sport he formerly represented New Zealand in.