Northland Trails Project will create unique two-coast loop
A newly formed project team is planning a 700km network of trails looping around Northland’s East and West Coasts.
22 February 2024
Jimmy Armers Track protected into the future
Melville and Julie Symes have legalised a popular walking track from Jimmy Armers Beach that crosses their property.
31 January 2024
Protecting Auckland’s outdoor access in a new environment
Climate change is moving water boundaries, public and private. Some legal public access will move as our water boundaries move.
3 November 2023
Where’s your first swim this summer?
The first outdoor swim is an important ceremony to welcome the impending summer. Every swim from this weekend forward will be better than the previous one.
16 October 2023
Two new board members appointed to Herenga ā Nuku Aotearoa
We are pleased to announce two new members, Hugh Logan and Darren Rewi, have been appointed to our governing Board by Minister Jo Luxton.
15 September 2023
3000 hectares of outdoor access added to maps
We've added more than 1400 reserves of publicly accessible land to our maps this week. The combined area, 3000 hectares, is twice the size of Blenheim.
8 September 2023
6 benefits to farmers who provide public access
By letting people connect directly with the land, you can showcase your commitment to caring for animals and your responsible land management.
18 August 2023
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.
17 March 2023
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.
8 March 2023
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