News & Events

/Trail Updates Sorry We're Closed

Tararua Traverse Section Closure

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Tararua Traverse DATE: 10 July 2018 ISSUE: Section Closure (Pahiatua Road) A 10km section of the Tararua Traverse Heartland Ride, on Pahiatua Road, is temporarily closed because of dangerous traffic conditions. Since the closure of SH3 through Manawatu Gorge, the average daily traffic volumes on Pahiatua Road have increased from 1400 to […]

/Events Ride The Wilderness

Ride The Wilderness 2018

Ride the Wilderness is a Mountain Bike Ride on the West Coast Wilderness Trail on Saturday 17th November 2017. Entries are now open for this scenic mountain bike race. This inaugural event offers riders the opportunity to see the West Coast beauty and all it has to offer while racing the fantastic West Coast Wilderness Trail. […]

/News Garth Barfoot

Garth Barfoot Donates $100,000 to Motu Trails

Motu Trails will benefit hugely from Aucklander Garth Barfoot’s $100,000 donation towards on-trail projects. Garth is a legend in the world of triathlon/IRONMAN, both for his many years of competing and for the major support he has given to the sport and to athletes. Now his support and generosity become a key part of the […]

/Trail Updates A2O Aviemore Dam

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail – Aviemore Dam Closures

TRAIL STATUS UPDATE – Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail  DATE NOTIFIED – 27-06-2018 ISSUE – Section 6 Otematata to Kurow – Aviemore Dam Closed Tuesday 3rd and Thursday 5th July Meridian Energy has advised the Aviemore Dam will be closed on Tursday 3rd and Thursday 5th July for dam maintenance between the hours of 0730 and […]

/News Aorere Enduro 2019

Aorere Enduro 2019 to be held in Nelson

The news is out. And it’s big. The Aorere Enduro 2019 is a four day mountain bike event which will be held in Nelson between 7-10 February next year. As a round of the Asia Pacific Continental Enduro Series the results from the Aorere Enduro count towards the overall placings, though it is also a standalone event in […]

/Trail Updates Hawke's Bay Trails - Puketapu Loop

Hawke’s Bay Trails – Puketapu Loop Open

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Hawke’s Bay Trails DATE: 22 June 2018 ISSUE: Puketapu Loop OPEN This week has seen a huge effort to get the trails back in shape and riding better than before. The Puketapu Loop will be open from this afternoon and is still looking beautiful in autumn splendor. With a forecast for sunshine and […]

/Trail Updates Tree Harvesting

Pakuratahi Forest Felling on Remutaka Cycle Trail

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE: Remutaka Cycle Trail DATE: From 25th June 2018 for approximately 6 months ISSUE: Pakuratahi Forest Felling on Remutaka (Rimutaka) Cycle Trail A section of Pakuratahi Forest between Maymorn gate and Tunnel Gully will be harvested this winter. The works will start from 25th June 2018 and continue for approximately six months. This will […]

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...