News: August 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
Zoom in to see more on our maps
Have a play around with the new basemaps. You’ll be amazed what you discover with this deeper, more comprehensive and wetter view of our motu.
Donations help repair Link Pathway from storm damage
The Link Pathway Trust has received over 70 donations reaching almost $10,000 since the storm that damaged Te Ara Tuhono/The Link Pathway back in July.
Pocket Maps new app launch
Please join us for our launch of Pocket Maps, our new mobile app which allows users to identify public access areas across New Zealand.
18 months ago, many of us did not know that walking was essential. But when everything else is locked away, walking with your bubble, with your whānau, with your dog, remains.
COVID-19 – what you can do in the outdoors
At the moment all of NZ is in Alert Level 4. That means people should stay at home — We need your support to protect New Zealand and eliminate COVID-19.
Increased climbing access could inspire future Olympians
Increased public access to crags (steep or rugged cliffs or rock faces) around north Waikato means more routes for rock climbers.
Good behaviour could have saved cattle tragedy
This situation was tragic for both the cattle and the farmers as well as the mountain bikers,” says Walking Access Commission chief executive Ric Cullinane.