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Conservation & Access

Department of Conservation ~ You can book campsites and cabins (especially the Abel Tasman NP) on this site.

New Zealand Walking Access Commission ~ The New Zealand Walking Access Commission is the Crown entity that works to enhance free, certain, enduring, and practical access to the outdoors for New Zealanders and overseas visitors.

Te Ara Moana ‘the sea-going pathway’ ~ Auckland Regional park’s 51 km sea kayak tour guide

Te Ara Moana means ‘the sea-going pathway’. It is a self-guided five day sea kayak tour along approximately 51 km of Auckland’s picturesque south eastern coastline connecting five of Auckland’s charming Regional Parks.

Te Ara Moana is one of many routes traditionally paddled by Mãori to travel between settlements, carry goods for trade and gathering food. To this day the Iwi of Tamaki Makaurau maintain strong ties with the Hauraki Gulf, Tikapa Moana (Firth of Thames) and Te Ara Moana.

KASK's aims are to:

1. Promote and encourage the sport of sea kayaking
2. Promote safety standards
3. Develop techniques and equipment
4. Deal with issues of coastal access and protection
5. Organise sea kayak forums around the country
6. Publish the Sea Canoeist Newsletter and the KASK Handbook