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News from the New Zealand Walking Access Commission

Feb 03, 2017 "There’s a growing hunger for new access to the outdoors, and trail developers are heeding the call." Read more

Maratoto opens for summer

Dec 22, 2016 Maintenance has been done on the 4WD track at Maratoto Read more

Conservation Board nominations close 13 Jan 2017

Dec 21, 2016 The Minister of Conservation is seeking nominations for positions on 14 of the 15 conservation boards Read more

42 Traverse opens on 1 December for 4x4 use.

Nov 30, 2016 DoC advise that the 42 Traverse bollards have been removed. Read more

Kaimai-Mamaku-Recreation-Strategy-Survey

Nov 12, 2016 The Department of Conservation is developing a five-year Recreation Strategy for the Conservation Park Read more

Canterbury (Waitaha), Otago and Southland Murihiku Conservation Management Strategies (CMS)

Sep 01, 2016 The Canterbury (Waitaha), Otago and Southland Murihiku Conservation Management Strategies (CMS) have been approved by the New Zealand Conservation Authority and are operative on 1 September 2016. Read more

New Walking Access Mapping System now live

Jul 08, 2016 The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has launched an improved version of its free nationwide Walking Access Mapping System to make it even easier for people to identify public access in the outdoors. Read more

New Zealand Conservation Authority nominations sought

Dec 21, 2016 The NZCA is a national statutory body that provides strategic policy advice to DOC and the Minister. Read more

UFWDA Voice December '16

Dec 09, 2016 The online magazine of United Four Wheel Drive Associations Inc. Read more

Irresponsible 4WD activity puts access in doubt

Nov 18, 2016 Popular visitor sites in Southland are being destroyed because of inconsiderate four-wheel drive users, forcing the Department of Conservation (DOC) to rethink access rights to some areas. Read more

LINZ seeks feedback on changes to maps

Nov 04, 2016 Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the price of its paper topographic maps as well as the way they are printed. Read more

UFWDA Voice August '16

Aug 30, 2016 The online magazine of United Four Wheel Drive Associations Inc. Read more


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