New rules for freedom campers have been approved by the
Dunedin City Council, but without a blunt warning to
Plans to ease Dunedin's freedom camping restrictions have
aroused the ire of holiday park owners who fear being
undercut by the Dunedin City Council.
The boundaries separating where freedom campers can and
cannot park up overnight within the Queenstown Lakes district
are being disputed by the body representing caravan users.
Freedom campers and other independent travellers are being
enticed to Dunedin.
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.
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