Te Araroa News

Alert Level change positive for Kiwis planning to walk Te Araroa

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.

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Collaboration and public events top of mind for new Te Araroa Auckland Trust

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.

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Te Araroa partners with the Walking Access Commission

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.

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Te Araroa update 17: COVID-19 restrictions remain

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.

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Te Araroa update 16: Trail walking at current COVID-19 alert levels

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.

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