NZWAC appoints Dr Margaret Horsburgh as Auckland regional field advisor

On any given Tuesday, you can find Dr Margaret Horsburgh tramping along one of the many tracks and trails that criss-cross the Auckland region. Sundays are set aside for a walking group she's belonged to for over 30 years. And she and her husband have 'ticked off' all New Zealand's Great Walks and like to pick their holiday destinations according to where they can use their feet.

Given her love of walking and experience in the outdoors, it's perhaps no surprise that she has now been appointed as the New Zealand Walking Access Commission's newest regional field advisor, with responsibility for the Auckland region.

“I'm an avid tramper. I'm healthy, I'm full of energy. So when I saw the position being advertised, I applied,â€