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Our ambassadors visit popular freedom-camping sites and help campers to feel welcome and understand the rules.
If a friendly local tells a visitor about where to dispose of rubbish or how long they can stay, they are more likely to follow through. They might also like to talk about fun things to do in the area.
Our Responsible Freedom Camping Programme operates in summer between 12 December and 19 February, and includes:
Whangārei's most popular freedom camping sites have been identified for Programme roll out during the peak camping season, now we need friendly locals to help this happen!
The Ambassador programme is not currently open for applications - all positions are filled.
For more information on the Responsible Freedom Camping Programme, contact:
WDC Responsible Freedom Camping Co-ordinator
Telephone: 09 470 3196 or 0211488465
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