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42 Traverse cut back postponed

Nov 05, 2015 Sadly the planned vegetation cut back at the 42 Traverse in the Tongariro Forest on 21/22 Nov has had to be postponed. Read more

Kauri die back precautions

Oct 23, 2015 For forest users in the northern part of NZ, the spread of the Kauri die back disease threatens all Kauri. The Department of Conservation (DoC) is making cleanliness a condition of using 4WD tracks on DoC managed public lands where Kauri may exist. Read more

NZFWDA interpretation of activity management

Jun 10, 2015 With the introduction of the Adventure Activities Regulations in 2011 there has been uncertainty about how NZFWDA clubs might be affected. Read more

Auckland Transport document about unformed legal roads

Feb 21, 2015 Auckland Transport have compiled a guideline called 'Management of unformed roads' that is quite a balanced overview. Read more

DoC release their draft CMS's for Canturbury, Otago and Southland Murihiku

Dec 01, 2014 These drafts have been released concurrently . Read more

UFWDA online magazine Sept edition

Sep 23, 2014 The NZFWDA are members of United Four Wheel Drive Associations Inc., who publish a free quarterly online magazine. 4x4 activities and land access problems, they're much the same worldwide, enjoy reading about them! Read more

Whangamomona Road closed and needs work

Oct 29, 2015 Severe damage from winter weather creates problems. Read more

UFWDA online free magazine

Sep 10, 2015 United Four Wheel Drive Associations Inc publish an online free magazine. Read more

Auckland Council beach permits

Sep 02, 2015 Auckland Council from 1 Sept require vehicles wanting to use Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches to have permits. Read more

Department of Conservation 4WD options

Mar 18, 2015 DoC have published a list of places with 4WD access on conservation land Read more

Warning about preparing for four-wheel-drive journeys.

Jan 15, 2015 ''Although it was a four-wheel-drive, it wasn't suitable for the conditions. ''Not all four-wheel-drives are equal.'' Read more

Update from Matamata-Piako District Council

Nov 26, 2014 Thompson's Track is a largely unformed legal road that crosses the Kaimai Range and has been closed by major slips for many months. Read more

Be among the first to read a new Australian online 4x4 magazine

Jul 04, 2014 A free online 4x4 magazine with many respected contributors promoting the pleasures of 4x4 travel and adventure. Read more


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