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Would you like to help make summer more awesome for everyone? Everyone's Adventure wants to make outdoor adventures free for everyone this summer! They're a collective of businesses running a social enterprise model to cover their operating costs as early in the season as possible. Once the businesses costs are c...

 

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Cycle trails are to receive more funding, with the Government investing $837,132 in nine new projects for the upkeep of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key announced yesterday.   This investment comes from the fifth round of the Maintaining the Quality of Great Rides Fund, wh...
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The spillover at the Ohau Weir has now receded and it's safe again to cross. It's a beautiful calm sunny day for cycling, enjoy! More information on riding the trail and maps can be found here. ...

 

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Jason Menard
This is New Zealand, in all its colour and beauty – from the highest mountain, past great lakes and river, down to the ocean. It's a journey that will stay with you always. JASON MENARD – Tourism Waitaki
Jonathan Kennett, Cycling Author
The remote west coast is one of the Far North’s better-kept secrets. Outside holiday season, the Kauri Coast Cycleway presents a sparsely populated, dramatic landscape that is a dream come true for cyclists. JONATHAN KENNETT – Cycling Author
John Dunn, New Zealand Cycle Trail
Cyclists will be attracted to the Queenstown Trail because of the iconic mountain scenery and the existing tourism attractions such as the wineries and the Kawarau Bungy venture. JOHN DUNN – Former Programme Manager, NZ Cycle Trail
Tony Lepper - Mayor, Central Otago District
The Roxburgh Gorge Trail is an exciting addition to Central Otago’s trail network, traversing a fantastically remote part of our district which boasts a rich cultural heritage. TONY LEPPER – Mayor, Central Otago District
Kate Wilkinson, former Minister of Conservation
The St James Trail is a real tourism asset and I have no doubt it will draw thousands of cyclists a year. The landscape is stunning. KATE WILKINSON – Former Minister of Conservation