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/News People on Bikes TVNZ

People on Bikes TVNZ 1

People on Bikes is a brand new television series for TVNZ designed to excite and inspire more and more New Zealanders to get out of cars and onto bikes for transport, recreation and fun. In every episode, series host Justin Newcombe explores one of our country’s world class regional scenic cycle trails, discovering the area’s […]

/Events cycle chic film tour

Cycle Chic Film Tour

The Big Bike Film Night is an evening dedicated to the love of cycling; and pedaling alongside now is partner the Cycle Chic Film Tour, celebrating, inspiring and encouraging women who love to bike. Seeing the growing demand by female bike riders to have their stories told on the Big screen, the Cycle Chic Film Tour […]

/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 […]

/News Alps 2 Ocean Camilla Rutherford TNZ

The New Zealand Cycle Trail a finalist in the 2018 New Zealand Tourism Awards

Great news for The New Zealand Cycle Trail Inc. today, named as finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Tourism Awards. This year’s awards attracted a record 109 entries. Thirty-two leading tourism operators and stakeholders from 26 organisations have been announced today as finalists in the Awards – the $36 billion tourism industry’s most prestigious awards. The […]

/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, […]

/Trail Updates Pakihi Track sign

Motu Trails – Pakihi Track OPEN

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Motu Trails (Pakihi Track) DATE: 20 July 2018 ISSUE:  The Pakihi Track is open again  A big thank-you to the DOC team who re-cut the track across the 40-metre-wide slip face, they have done a great job. The track over the slip is cut about 1-1.2 metres wide. The surface will take […]

/Trail Updates Dun Mountain Trail - Ben Pointer

Update on Dun Mountain Section Closure

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Dun Mountain Trail DATE: 24 July 2018 ISSUE: Section closure brought forward to accommodate the Dun Run Update on Dun Mountain Trail Closure between Four Corners and Third House.  The date for repairs has been brought forward to 30 July 2018 so that the Dun Mountain Trail will be OPEN on 1-2 […]

/Trail Updates Detour Sign

Waikato River Trails Tree Felling – Detour in place

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Waikato River Trails DATE: 23 July 2018 ISSUE: Tree Felling – Detour in place Due to tree felling in Kinleith Forest, the Whakamaru Reserve camping and picnic area will be closed from Saturday 28 July to Friday 19 October 2018. For the safety of all riders, NO ACCESS, day or night is […]

/Trail Updates Closed for repairs

Dun Mountain Trail – Section Closure

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Dun Mountain Trail DATE: 19 July 2018 ISSUE: Section between Four Corners and Third House closed from 6 August for 8 weeks. The Dun Mountain trail will be closed between Four Corners and Third House from Monday 6th August so that repairs can be carried out on the slip along the Brook Sanctuary […]

/Trail Updates QTT Jack's Point Tree Felling

Queenstown Trail – Jack’s Point Trail Tree Felling

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Queenstown Trail (Jack’s Point Trail) DATE: 18 July 2018 ISSUE: Tree Felling from Monday 23 July – Trail remains open The Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group (WCG) will be felling around 20 wilding conifer trees from the back of Jardine Park as per the map. This work is in conjunction with removal […]

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...