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
Signs pointing up for Reservoir Creek Walkway
The spectacular walkway climb from Waimea Inlet, 568 metres of ascent up Richmond Hill, now has new signs and amenities.
29 November 2023
Supporting Te Ara Tipuna, a new kind of trail
Imagine a 500km trail from Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa (Gisborne) to Ōpōtiki, following the coast and dipping inland to connect 22 communities and 64 marae.
15 September 2023
Belmont Rise loop enhances Pukekohe trail
An Enhanced Access Grant is helping the Whakaupoko Landcare add a loop up Belmont Rise to the popular Five Summits Trail in Pukekohe.
4 September 2023
Economist Benje Patterson: bike tourism in plantation forests
Each year thousands of people explore our outdoors on bike. The average bike tourist spends 3 or 4 days on their holiday. And many of them explore our plantation forests.
2 June 2023
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.
7 March 2023
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
3 March 2023
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.
15 February 2023
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