News: March 2022
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
Luke Alexander's new lease on life
Cape Foulwind local, Luke faces challenges that have forced him to rely on neighbours, family and friends to get around. But all that has changed with an e-Bike.
Less staggering, more stags
As hunters gear up for the Roar starting this month, we want to make sure they are fitness ready, so we chatted about it with Thomas who is a keen hunter but also has a passion for health and fitness.
More funding support for trail facilities and Matariki
If you know any trails that share a mīharo view of the sky and Matariki but are just missing facilities — now is the time to encourage applications.
A leap for rock climbing access
Edwin Sheppard, the newly appointed general manager of the Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust, is the first paid role to work specifically on rock climbing access issues in New Zealand.
Little feet walk length of New Zealand
Seven-year-old Victoria has been walking Te Araroa with her mum, dad and siblings, Alexander (10) and Erin (5 months) since December 2021.
Walking access easements will secure epic Coronet Loop
The loop is part of a network of Mahu Whenua covenant tracks in Wakatipu that the Commission has been helping create legal access on for over a decade.