NZCT in the media

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The coolest cycling holidays you'll have this year

Published Jun 5, 2020

'Awesome winter rides are waiting for you. Netflix will wait. Start hitting the ‘book’ button and get ready for the coolest holiday you’ll have all year,' says travel writer Sarah Bennett in this charming Stuff article.

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Family-friendly cycling in New Zealand

Published May 27, 2020

Read about Great Rides for all ages in this Stuff article by Lee Slater.

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A2O one of world's 50 great destinations

Published Apr 27, 2020

The Alps 2 Ocean features in a new book, 'Wish You Were Here: The stories behind 50 of the world's great destinations' by Terry Stevens.

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New Zealand Cycle Trail welcomes new investment

Published Apr 14, 2020

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has made $1 million of its Ngā Haerenga/New Zealand Cycle Trail Fund available specifically for the employment of trail managers for the 22 Great Rides.

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Motu Trails – Path of Progress

Published Apr 13, 2020

Read Sue Hoffart’s article in Uno Magazine about the decade-old Motu Trails and how the local community has contributed to its success.

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Riverside gems along the Clutha

Published Mar 7, 2020

Listen to Newstalk ZB's Mike Yardley talk about New Zealand's most voluminous river and its many attractions.

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Restoring the Opotiki Dunes Trail

Published Jan 7, 2020

Hear Jim Robinson from Motu Trails Charitable Trust talk about this ambitious environmental restoration programme on Radio New Zealand.

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The Great Lake's Great Ride

Published Sep 10, 2019

Great Rides App creator, Gary Patterson, effuses about Taupō's Great Lake Trail in the RV Lifestyle / NZ Today magazine.

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Go Travel – Explore Aotearoa by Bike

Published Sep 5, 2019

Most of the Great Rides are featured in this bumper cycling edition of the Go Travel New Zealand magazine.

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AA's Cycling Must-Do's travel guide

Published Jul 22, 2019

This handy guide to all 22 Great Rides and a selection Heartland Rides is available from visitor centres nationwide, and online.

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Old Ghost Road proves a winner

Published May 15, 2019

The Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust has been recognised for its work creating the Old Ghost Road reports Wilderness magazine.

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Exploring Northland on Two Wheels and Two Feet

Published May 12, 2019

Elisabeth Easther gets served up a 'smorgasbord of delights' on the Twin Coast Cycle Trail in this lovely New Zealand Herald article.

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World famous in New Zealand: Tasman's Great Taste Trail

'Going at pedal-speed, you notice so much more and you can stop and start just as you like along Tasman's Great Taste Trail,' reports Pamela Wade for Stuff Travel.

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Best things to see and do on the A2O

Published Jul 31, 2019

Andrew Bain of Australian magazine Traveller picks some of his favourites along New Zealand's longest Great Ride.

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On yer e bike

On yer E-bike: a trio of Central Otago Trails

Published Nov 11, 2019

Three middle-aged women knock off Centra Otago's three Great Rides and have the time of their lives in this charming Stuff article.

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Bike Trail Boom (Hauraki Rail Trail)

Published Sep 19, 2019

Uno Magazine reports, 'Small towns are striking gold as cyclists follow scenic historic mining paths to pedal through Hauraki heartland in record numbers,

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Tails of the Timber Trail Pt. 1

Published Jan 7, 2020

Liam Friary of the NZ Cycling Journal enjoys the Timber Trail's stunning scenery and rich history in this two-part article.

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