News: November 2016
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
Improved GPS accuracy for Pocket Maps users
A state-of-the-art satellite positioning system based in Southland means most people using PocketMaps can be much more certain of their location.
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.
Outdoor agencies join efforts to improve walkers’ experience
Two national outdoor recreation organisations have joined forces to offer walkers and hikers a quality planning and preparation experience using Plan My Walk.
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.
Jan Finlayson is an Outdoor Access Champion
She’s the force behind Federated Mountain Club’s Same as SH1 campaign, and her outdoor access advocacy spans 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.