Te Araroa News
21 September 2020
Capacity limits will be removed from most Department of Conservation huts and campsites tonight following the Government’s decision to lower the COVID-19 Alert Level settings.
07 September 2020
Day walks, volunteer initiatives and efforts to bring Auckland’s outdoor community together are on the agenda for a new regional trust tasked with enhancing the scenic stretch of Te Araroa trail that passes through the Auckland region.
26 August 2020
Te Araroa Trust and the Walking Access Commission have joined forces to work on the Trust’s length-of-New Zealand trail.
The trust is kaitiaki for the 3000km walking trail stretching from Cape Reinga to Bluff. Previously it relied on donations and volunteer support. Now it will have access to the commission's resources and staff. This includes its digital mapping team, its regional field advisors, and other staff.
25 August 2020
The New Zealand Government has announced that the Auckland region will remain at COVID-19 Alert Level 3 until the end of the day on Sunday 30 August, before moving to Alert Level 2 for at least one week if evidence suggests the spread of the virus is contained.
14 August 2020
The New Zealand Government has today announced that COVID-19 Alert Level 3 restrictions in Auckland will be extended for a further 12 days, until 11.59pm on 26 August. The rest of New Zealand will remain at Alert Level 2 for the same time period.