A push to ease restrictions on freedom camping in Dunedin has
taken a step forward after being endorsed for public
consultation by city councillors.
Freedom camping rules in Dunedin look set to be overhauled -
again - as the Dunedin City Council moves to ease
restrictions on tourists and their camper vans.
Retired Wanaka GP Dennis Pezaro has called for freedom
camping to be stamped out, before those in breach of freedom
camping bylaws cause a serious norovirus outbreak in New
Freedom campers who break the rules in the Queenstown and
Wanaka districts are being hit hard in the pocket.
People freedom-camping in Central Otago this summer can
expect the enforcement agency to take a harder line,
monitoring camp sites and moving people on.
The Lake Hawea Community Association hopes the prohibition on
freedom camping near Lake Hawea can be further extended.
The push to educate camper-van users about the rules of
freedom camping in New Zealand has been applauded by Wanaka
Top 10 Holiday Park lessee Patrick Perkins.
Motor ''caravanners'' feel strongly about the right to
freedom camp, writes Pete Jenkins, the public relations
officer for the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association. He
A freedom camping bylaw could be ratified by the Queenstown
Lakes District Council before Christmas.
A proposal allowing for limited freedom camping at Waterfall
Creek on Lake Wanaka's western shore has been rubbished by
nearby accommodation providers, among others, as
inappropriate and unenforceable.
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