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Awards celebrate New Zealand’s public access champions

23/09/2013 3:33pm Four of New Zealand’s public access champions were celebrated today at the inaugural New Zealand Walking Access Commission Awards in Wellington. The awards, presented during a ceremony at th...

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Greater access to public land information

27/06/2013 11:24am Outdoors enthusiasts may soon have even more access to information about publicly accessible land, thanks to the release of the Government’s public access mapping information to website and ...

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Outdoor access projects to receive Walking Access funding

28/05/2013 1:54pm The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has awarded more than $60,000 in funding to organisations across the country working to enhance recreational access in the outdoors. The funding was...

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Opotiki and Dunedin students win Top Outdoor Spot competition

25/03/2013 12:14pm A photo of a sun-loving Labrador and a poetic description of Waiotahi Beach have won ‘Best Photo’ and ‘Best Description’ in the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s Top Outdoor Spot compe...

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One month to go for outdoor access funding applications

04/02/2013 11:01am Clubs and organisations undertaking projects to improve access to the outdoors have one month left to apply for funding through the 2013 round of the Enhanced Access Fund. The New Zealand Wa...

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Outdoorspeople encouraged to 'follow the Kiwi way' these holidays

20/12/2012 12:00am The New Zealand Walking Access Commission is encouraging New Zealanders to ‘follow the Kiwi way’ when accessing the outdoors this holiday season. Commission Chief Executive Mark Neeson said ...

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Enhanced Access Fund invites applications for 2013 round

10/12/2012 12:00am Organisations undertaking projects to enhance access to the outdoors can now apply for funding through the 2013 round of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s Enhanced Access Fund.Up t...

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Top New Zealand beaches online on Walking Access Mapping System

06/12/2012 12:00am Beach lovers can now easily locate beaches across the country with resident surf life saving clubs, thanks to Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s decision to display beach and club locations on t...

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Western Bay of Plenty tracks now online

27/11/2012 12:00am Finding walking, cycling, mountain biking and other recreational tracks in the Bay of Plenty just became easier, thanks to a decision by the Western Bay of Plenty District Council to make it...

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New education website helps Kiwi kids access the outdoors responsibly

02/11/2012 12:00am The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has developed an online learning environment called Both Sides of the Fence (www.bothsidesofthefence.org.nz) to help teachers engage and educate stu...

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National mapping system enters next stage of evolution

16/10/2012 12:00am Discovering recreational opportunities in the outdoors has today become even easier thanks to the introduction of major enhancements to the Walking Access Mapping System. The mapping system ...

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Fund makes outdoor access easier

28/05/2012 12:00am Twenty-two projects designed to improve access to the outdoors will receive funding through the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s Enhanced Access Fund.Fifty organisations applied for a...

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Major Upgrade for Walking Access Mapping System

05/04/2012 12:00am Enjoying the great outdoors will soon become even easier thanks to enhancements to the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s Walking Access Mapping System.The innovative mapping system, on...

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