News: May 2020
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.
Walkway easements clear path for Kawatiri Coastal Trail
Buller is celebrating the Kawatiri Coastal Trail reaching its halfway mark. The Charleston — Westport Coastal Trail Trust opened the first 22km of the trail
Cyclone Gabrielle: possible track damage
Take care in the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle. Do not put pressure on our emergency services by walking on tracks that are closed.
New Mahia walkway celebrates the return of fish to awa
"We have retired over 150ha and planted over 250,000 trees. We have received international awards. But until we built the walkway, we could not share it with anybody."
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.
Get outdoors on World Car-Free Day
We asked our regional field advisors to share their favourite walking and cycling trails – but only those that can be reached without a car.