News: December 2022
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 Mahia walkway celebrates the return of fish to awa
"We have retired over 150ha and planted over 250,000 trees. We have received international awards. But until we built the walkway, we could not share it with anybody."
7 km of new fishing at Rangitata
Keen anglers have 7 km of new fishing opportunities on the Rangitata River. Thanks to a new stretch of public access along the river, salmon are more accessible.
Northland farmer’s goodwill returns walking access
A new Kai Iwi Lakes Coastal Track to Ripiro Beach has re-opened, a stone's throw from the old one.
Connecting the Dots — creating a trails network across the Coromandel Peninsula
The Coromandel Cycle Trails Collective hopes to expand its regional trail network to 400 km in the next ten years.
Nominations close soon for outdoor access champions 2023
Do you know someone who has made it easier to explore the outdoors? Here’s a chance to honour and recognise them.
Pukekohe’s Five Summits and their Outdoor Access Champion
Pukekohe residents and visitors can explore the township and its green spaces more easily thanks to Judy Donovan’s work.
Josephine Elworthy receives outdoor access champion award for Clevedon trails
With her Clevedon Trails Steering Group colleagues, Josephine Elworthy has worked toward a trails network in Clevedon for over a decade.
Are rock wren riding kea?!
Rumours are growing that pīwawau, rock wren, in the Southern Alps have learned how to ride kea.