News: August 2013
Below is a list of our latest kawepūrongo . If you have a media or communications query, contact Stephen Day, our Communications Manager | Kaiwhakahaere Whakapā on 04 815 8517 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A vision for rebuilding trails and outdoor access
As storm frequency and intensity increases, Herenga ā Nuku Aotearoa, the Outdoor Access Commission, envisions a way to build back better.
Don’t sacrifice public access to private property walls
Public access to the water should not be squeezed out by private landowners barricading their property from rising waters.
Horse access to Kennedy’s Bush Track
Horse riders now have access along Kennedy’s Bush Track, thanks to some compelling advocacy by public access campaigner Peter Hurst.
Connecting the Dots — creating a trails network across the Coromandel Peninsula
The Coromandel Cycle Trails Collective hopes to expand its regional trail network to 400 km in the next ten years.
Josephine Elworthy receives outdoor access champion award for Clevedon trails
With her Clevedon Trails Steering Group colleagues, Josephine Elworthy has worked toward a trails network in Clevedon for over a decade.
The Queen’s Chain calmly carries on but incomplete
One thing that won’t change with the new monarch is the Queen’s Chain. That’s because, legally, it does not exist.
Rangipo Intake and Waipakihi roads
Herenga ā Nuku has recently received enquiries about public access from the Desert Road to Kaimanawa State Forest Park. Historically access for recreation has used formed roadways like Waipakihi and Rangipo Intake.
Access to Waipara Vineyard Trail protected for the future
The Waipara Vineyard Trail — Mountford Estate walkway was gazetted last week. This provides enduring access over part of the popular Waipara Vineyard Trail.
Riparian planting and public access
Ric Balfour and Felicity Brough help farmers and catchment groups to develop public access routes when they are doing riparian planting.