A walker striding along the ridge of hilly, misty farmland in Marlborough

Connecting people, connecting places

Herenga ā Nuku Aotearoa, the Outdoor Access Commission works with communities to develop a  comprehensive and safe network of tracks, trails and public access across New Zealand.

We have information and advice on the types of access you might find on private and public land, rivers, lakes, walkways, unformed legal road, easements and Māori land. 

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