News: September 2018
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
New CEO talks about good public access on farmland
Podcast: Ric Cullinane talks about what good public access looks like and the role the Commission plays helping private landholders with access issues. (5 mins)
Outdoor Access Champions in Dunedin, Southland and Waikato
The Commission has presented three Outdoor Access Champion awards to groups building and maintaining spectacular local tracks in Omaui, Dunedin and the Waikato.
New appointments to Walking Access Commission
The Commission has five new board members. Cabinet has confirmed new Board members Pierre Henare, Helen Mexted, Hilary Allison, Raewyn Tipene and Lisa Chase.
Children in Rotorua, Wellsford and Nelson win Top Outdoor Spot Competition
The Walking Access Commission Board has chosen winners for the Top Outdoor Spot Competition from over 300 entries from schools all around New Zealand.
Walking Access Commission appoints new Chief Executive
The Walking Access Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Ric Cullinane as its new Chief Executive.
Omaui Tracks Trust wins Outdoor Access Champion Award
The Omaui Tracks Trust received an Outdoor Access Champion Award last week.Board member Robin McNeill presented the award at a ceremony in Southland.
Green Hut Track Group wins Outdoor Access Champion Award
The Green Hut Track Group received an Outdoor Access Champion Award last week. Board member Hilary Allison presented the award at a ceremony in Dunedin.
Waikato River Trails Trust wins Outdoor Access Champion Award
The Waikato River Trails Trust received an Outdoor Access Champion Award last night for enhancing public access our great outdoors.