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 email@example.com
Ngā mihi mo ngā hararei Season’s greetings
2021 is nearly over. Here is our Walking Access Commission Wrapped playlist for 2021
Open data portal shares outdoor access data
GIS analyst Julian Hitchman hopes that, by sharing public access datasets, the Walking Access Commission can help people improve public access in New Zealand.
Iwi leaders meet to discuss outdoor access legislation
The commission got a rare opportunity to talk with attendees at the Iwi Leaders’ Forum in Whanganui last month.
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.
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.
John Gibbs departs the commission after 10 years
Our Bay of Plenty Regional Field Advisor, John Gibbs is retiring. He’s excited to retire and “spend more time fishing, if the weather’s any good”.
Resource library will make compliance easier for trail groups
The templates will help trail building groups with governance, health and safety, risk management, finances, employment, volunteers, and charitable status.
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.
Asher departs the Commission
After four years at the commission Asher Wilson-Goldman is leaving us. He takes time out in his last week to talk about some of the changes during his time.