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A new freedom camping facility is to be established on Whanganui's Anzac Parade as the city struggles with growing tourism.
Work is underway to ensure popular freedom camping spots in Central Otago are ready to cope with the expected influx of visitors over summer.
The legality of a proposed freedom camping bylaw in New Plymouth has been questioned at a public hearing today.
Evans Bay residents say they're fed up with seeing campers getting dressed in public and doing their laundry, and are opposing council's proposal to add 30 car parks to the existing 46. Video, Audio
New Plymouth is the latest district eying freedom camping restrictions.
A Southland town that welcomed hundreds of freedom campers into its main domain is split on whether to expand the area.
Six freedom campers a week are being stung with fines by Christchurch council officials since the city completely banned the practice.
The Auckland Council has set up almost 30 new locations across the city for freedom campers as part of a two-month trial to try ease pressure on busy hotspots. Audio
Wellington's Paekakariki Holiday Park is banning non-paying guests to stop them taking advantage of their facilities. Audio
Freedom campers are going onto private farmland, leaving rubbish and faeces, disrupting stock work and leaving gates open - and Federated Farmers says more needs to be done and fast.
Fed up with their ancestral lands being strewn with rubbish, the trustees of a Māori reserve in Taranaki have put a chain across a road at a site popular with freedom campers.
Freedom campers in Queenstown are clustering their vehicles together and challenging enforcement officers if they are clamped, the council says.
Moves by the Nelson City Council to accommodate freedom campers have angered some locals, but delighted those who prefer a free-wheeling holiday, reports Tracy Neal.
Anger is brewing in Nelson over a council decision to set aside areas on the city fringe for freedom campers.
Locals have had enough of Lewis Stanton hanging his undies out to dry and setting up a camping site in Nelson's CBD. Audio
Tourists could be made to pay a bed tax or departure tax, Prime Minister John Key says.
The Christchurch Council is the latest to issue a total ban on freedom camping. Audio
The Christchurch City Council has voted to completely ban freedom camping.
The people of the West Coast tourist town, Punakaiki, want freedom campers to be banned. More than half the town has signed a petition asking for a no-freedom camping zone because they are sick of… Audio
Local councils struggling to cope with freedom campers want the government to tax visitors on their way in or out of the country - and to give them a share.