$528,000 New Zealand Cycle Trail boost

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Maintaining the Quality of the Great Rides Fund

The Great Rides of the New Zealand Cycle Trail received a $528,000 boost today, with 12 projects funded through the sixth round of the Maintaining the Quality of Great Rides Fund.

The fund aims to ensure New Zealand’s premier rides are maintained at their current world class standard.

The 12 projects to receive funding are:

  • Queenstown Trails Trust: Queenstown Trails (Otago), $91,119
  • Waikato River Trails Trust: Waikato River Trail (Waikato), $84,758
  • Hauraki Rail Trail Trust: Hauraki Rail Trail (Waikato), $77,757
  • Bike Taupo: Great Lake Trail, storm repairs (Waikato), $63,500
  • Otago Central Rail Trail Trust: Otago Central Rail Trail (Otago), $44,500
  • Rotorua District Council and Rotorua Trails Trust: Te Ara Ahi (Bay of Plenty), $41,500
  • Mokihinui Lyell Backcountry Trust: Old Ghost Road (West Coast), $34,474
  • Bike Taupo: Great Lake Trail, W2K trail (Waikato), $28,693
  • Far North District Council: Twin Coast Cycle Trail (Northland), $18,431
  • Ruapehu District Council: Mountains to Sea Trail (Manawatū-Whanganui), $18,000
  • Westland District Council: West Coast Wilderness Trail (West Coast), $15,000
  • Motu Trails Charitable Trust: Motu Trails (East Coast), $10,000.

You can read more about the Maintaining the Quality of the Great Rides Fund here.