News: May 2021
Below is a list of the latest news 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
Access to New Zealand lakes
Recent research from Lakes380 has identified that 53% of lakes in New Zealand are considered difficult or legally impractical to access.
E-bikes, push bikes or vehicles?
The rising popularity of e-bikes, e-scooters and other micromobility devices is creating challenges for people planning transport around New Zealand.
Te Araroa gets support from Minister
The commission’s Board got a sunny opportunity to stroll with Walking Access Minister Hon Meka Whaitiri along a Paekākāriki stretch of Te Araroa this month.
Asking politely will protect outdoor access for others
Ric Cullinane says treating farmers and landholders with respect is the best way to gain access to private land.
Virtual field trip for school children showcases Te Araroa
Hundreds of school students joined Te Araroa Trust, the commission and Federated Farmers on a virtual field trip around Bream Head and Whananaki last month.
Rick Edmonds wins 2021 Outdoor Access Champion Award
Marlborough resident Rick Edmonds will receive the Outdoor Access Champion Award in Havelock on 24 May 2021.