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Email: admin@acat.org.nz Phone: 022 397 0891 Facebook page: Aotearoa Climbing Access Facebook group: Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust Group
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ACAT is working on a range of issues that affect crags on public conservation land, farmland and Māori land. Our key initiatives are designed to help achieve ACAT’s overall charitable purposes. Access information Historically there has been no reliable channels or policies for sharing information about access issues within the climbing...
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These are the overall purposes that are enshrined in ACAT’s Trust Deed, our founding document. All decisions will be directed toward achieving these purposes. Promoting public access to all climbing areas in Aotearoa Protecting climbing access in Aotearoa is all about community and relationships. ACAT’s goal is to help the climbing community...
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The Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust (ACAT) is bound by New Zealand legislation, including the Privacy Act 2020 (the Act) and the 12 Privacy Principles contained therein. This policy outlines ACAT’s commitment to protecting the privacy of its supporters in accordance with the Act. The information we collect Personal Information is information...
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Our Board of Trustees is the governing body of ACAT, providing strategic oversight and direction to the Trust. The Board seeks to ensure the best interest of all stakeholders in their management decisions, providing highly competent, professional governance by climbers, for climbers.
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New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) has been instrumental in developing and supporting ACAT and our organisations intend to maintain a close working relationship into the future. NZAC’s member surveys have shown that climbing access is a top priority for its members, a majority of whom are rock climbers in addition to having other interests. NZAC has...
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ACAT’s Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Trust. The Board makes key decisions about the direction of the organisation.  Establishing the Trust has been a massive effort. Much of the work has been done by the Lead for ACAT Development in coordination with a host of passionate volunteers:
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Over the past ten years we have watched many of New Zealand’s most historic and best quality crags close. Some of these crags, such as AGS Rockwall (the Quarry) and Whanganui Bay, had decades of climbing history and were at one time the epicentre of NZ climbing.  These crags even saw the establishment of some of the hardest routes...