Connecting people, connecting places
We create and sustain public access to the outdoors. We’re a Crown agency working with communities and across statutory boundaries, enabling more people to connect with the whenua .
New Mahia walkway celebrates the return of fish to awa
Te Aratia Walkway opening ceremony detailsTe Aratia Walkway straddles the Mahia Peninsula, linking its eastern and western sides. Some locals call it the Mahia Coast-to-Coast.
Information about public access
Guidance about accessing the outdoors responsibly — including roads and walkways, rivers and lakes, and private land.
Use a map to find legal public access across New Zealand
Our maps will help you find legal public access, hunting and fishing spots, tracks, trails, and property information.