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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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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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/Trail Updates Tree Harvesting

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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Rob Miller joins the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

Introducing Rob Miller, the new Partnership Specialist for the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. Rob joined Tourism Waitaki in mid October, which has been something of a homecoming having grown up on a farm in North Otago. For the last 29 years Rob has been living in the UK, working primarily in the event marketing […]

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/Trail Updates Queenstown Trail Detour 3.8.18

Queenstown Trail – Arrow River Bridges Trail Detour

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Queenstown Trail DATE: 3 August 2018 ISSUE: Safety Barrier installation – Arrow River Bridges Trail   A safety barrier is being installed on the Arrow River Bridges Trail. These works will start on MONDAY 6th AUGUST. A detour will be in place whilst work is under way as per the map. Appropriate […]

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/Trail Updates Repairs

A2O Repair works Section 8 Duntroon to Oamaru

TRAIL STATUS UPDATE: Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail DATE NOTIFIED:  30 July 2018 SECTION:  Rakis Tunnel Area, Section 8 Duntroon to Oamaru – Repair work and machinery on trail. Walton’s Earthworks are currently undertaking repairs on the trail in the Rakis Tunnel area. It is advised you avoid this area if possible. There will be diggers, […]

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