- Unformed Legal Roads
- Types of legal public access
- Overseas Investment Act
- Walking on Crown-owned land
- Cyclists and mountain bikers
- Resolving disputes over access
- The Country and Outdoor Recreation Calendar
- Crossing private land
- Can a landholder stop me using an unformed legal road?
- Forms of legal access across private land
- Motor vehicle on walking tracks
- Types of walkways
- Bikes, dogs and horses on walkways
- Greenways, property developers and the use of incentives
- What a wellbeing framework means for access to the outdoors
- Landholders can refuse the right to walk over land
- Downloadable GPX files make accessing hidden spots easier
- Shared pathways
- Landlocked land
- Responsible behaviour
- Health and safety
- Māori land
- Funding and awards
- Rivers, lakes and coast
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Can a landholder stop me using an unformed legal road?
Landholders do not have the right to refuse access over adjoining public land. This includes unformed legal roads. These roads do not form part of the title to the adjoining land. Nevertheless, users of these roads should respect the rights of adjoining landowners and their property.
Page last updated: Nov 19, 2020, 9:26 AM