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Trail Safety Update: Temporary closures (Dun Mountain Trail)

Due to the current state of emergency and extreme fire risk, the Dun Mountain Trail is currently closed along with all NCC backcountry reserves. Some sections of the Great Taste Trail are also closed until further notice: All trails on Rabbit Island and Rough Island All trails in Kaiteriteri MTB Park including Easyrider Higgins Rd from […]

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The Alps 2 Ocean with Adventure South NZ

Fancy riding New Zealand’s longest cycle trail, and have all the hard work done for you? Okay, you will have to do the pedalling but just about everything else is taken care of on Adventure South NZ’s (www.adventuresouth.co.nz) six-day tours on the Alps 2 Ocean. There are three guaranteed trips this April, departing April 7th, […]

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Gary Patterson – the man that mapped all 22 of New Zealand’s Great Rides

It’s tough job, but someone’s got to do it! Gary Patterson – ‘the Great Rides App guy’ – has ridden and mapped all of New Zealand’s 22 Great Rides, producing an App that holds over 1500 pages of content stacked with elevation profiles, trail descriptions, trail services, photos and maps, plus offline tracking using mobile GPS. Find […]

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Travel back in time on a Great Ride

Tohu Whenua – places that tell our stories. Want to give your ride a cultural twist? Tohu Whenua is a programme being rolled out across New Zealand that showcases the country’s most significant heritage places. All of these locations let you discover the stories that helped shape New Zealand’s unique Kiwi culture. Some, like Arrowtown […]

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Update: Pakihi Track (Motu Trails Loop)

Dunes Trail — Motu Rd Trail — Pakihi Track — Motu Trails Loop (1-3 days, 11-91km) Update, 21 December 2018: The Pakihi Track is open with the following cautions: Just below the suspension bridge (12km from Motu end/8km from Pakihi end) there is a six-metre-wide slip with a temporary section of track. Everyone (cyclists, runners, […]

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Update: Pakuratahi Forest Felling (Remutaka Cycle Trail)

The harvesting in Pakuratahi Forest between Maymorn and Tunnel Gully in Upper Hutt will continue until the end of January 2019. Works in this 48 hectare area have been held up by the wet weather over winter and issues at the port of Wellington. The current Remutaka Cycle Trail diversion for a 4km section in […]

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Making a Difference on the New Zealand Cycle Trails

‘Social licence’. You’ll have heard the term and have an idea what it means. But exactly what does it look like in the context of the New Zealand Cycle Trail? Cycle Journeys’ Geoff Gabites provides some perspective. When did you first come across ‘social licence’ and what does it mean to you? The weekend I […]

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Majestic rugged mountains, spectacular glaciers, wild coastlines, emerald blue lakes - it’s all here and within reach. New Zealand boasts an amazing variety of landscapes and equally amazing biking. This ultimate 14 day adventure offers the perfect opportunity to ride 3 of the famous cycle trails allowing you to achi...
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