Freedom Camping

Click hereto find our Freedom Camping Brochure, which shows you where you can and can’t freedom camp in South Taranaki.

Click here to read  the South Taranaki District Council Freedom Camping Bylaw.

The purpose of this Bylaw is to control freedom camping in the South Taranaki District by identifying local authority controlled and managed areas where freedom camping is permitted and the restrictions that apply in those areas; and to

a) Protect the health and safety of people who may visit reserves;

b) Ensure appropriate access to local scheduled areas is maintained;

c) Protect, promote, and maintain public health and safety;

d) Provide transparency for those wishing to freedom camp in the district;

e) Encourage a positive experience for campers and local residents.