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Te Araroa Trust Chief Executive update 5 – hunting, tramping, swimming banned – 6 April 2020

  • 06 Apr 2020
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  • COVID-19

Te Araroa Trust has previously advised walkers not to undertake these activities on any sections of Te Araroa trail during the COVID-19 lockdown, but the new Government order now makes this official and ensures the ban can be enforced by New Zealand Police.

The order, which aims to clarify what is and isn’t permitted during the lockdown period, covers a variety of activities that could expose participants to danger or may require search and rescue services.

At Te Araroa Trust our priority has always been to protect the wellbeing of walkers and we encourage all New Zealanders and internationals to comply with Government orders and our country’s collective national effort to beat COVID-19.

We are all in this together. Kia kaha,

Mark Weatherall

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