The Hastings District Council is working with stakeholders to review the options presented by Craggy Range Winery at a meeting held with stakeholders on Monday 7 May, as well as other ideas presented by the community.
The New Zealand Conservation Authority approved amendments to the Tongariro National Park Management Plan which will allow for mountain biking at its most recent meeting in Wellington on 23 April.
Another Auckland walking track has been closed – albeit temporarily – as efforts to prevent the spread of kauri dieback continue.
Eleven Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail, have been awarded $820,000 of fresh government investment.
The Timber Trail Lodge in King Country’s Pureora Forest Park has been awarded a Qualmark Silver Sustainable Tourism Business accreditation, with a 5 Star grading for its accommodation offering.
Twenty-nine tracks remain open or partially open for visitors to use in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park after its forested areas were closed to stop the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Partly automated cleaning stations are being rolled out across regions at risk of kauri dieback disease.
Booming tourism and the impact of growing poor behaviour are making South Island private landholders reconsider allowing access to track and trail users, according to a new report.
Ruapehu civil defence is now in recovery mode following the storm event on Thursday last week that caused significant damage to roads and farm infrastructure in parts of the district.
Public consultation is starting on two exciting, new projects embracing Taranaki’s tourism and environmental opportunities.
Auckland operators are resigned to losing Waitakere Ranges product after the council voted to close the forested areas of the park.
Despite the recent storm all the businesses associated with Tasman’s Great Taste Trail are open.
A ceremony has been held to officially mark the start of construction of He Ara Kotahi, a new 7.6km shared path for cyclists and pedestrians through Palmerston North and over the Manawatu River.
PRESS RELEASE: Department of Conservation The Department of Conservation (DOC) has had a wide response to its call for initial submissions for potential new Great Walks, with 30 tracks from across MORE »
Milford Sound/Piopiotahi’s popular Lady Bowen Falls walk has reopened for the first time in more than 15 years.
More than $730,000 in funding for safety improvements to two Great Rides of Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail, has been announced by the government.
Tourism operators and others involved in providing services to people riding the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail this summer are being urged to encourage them to complete a short survey on their experience.
DOC is advising the alpine section of track will be closed today with 25cm of snow at Routeburn Falls Hut and 40cm in the Harris Basin.
New Zealand’s new Short Walks and Day Hikes network has been officially launched by the Department of Conservation.
Taumarunui will continue to benefit from New Zealanders and international visitors walking the 3,000km Te Araroa trail following agreement of a revised route.
Queenstown-based hiking specialists, Ultimate Hikes is kicking off the hiking season on a high, after being awarded Qualmark Gold for its guided walk operations.
A leading Australian adventure travel specialist has acquired iconic central Otago Rail Trail cycling tour operator, Trail Journeys.
Australian travel specialists will get first-hand experience of some of New Zealand’s favourite cycle trails to help them promote cycling holidays in New Zealand.
The Walking Access Commission is calling for nominations of people and groups who are champions of public access to the outdoors.
The Coastal Pacific Trail could generate more than $131m for the Marlborough and Kaikoura regions over the next 20 years, according to a new report.
The new leg of the Hauraki Rail Trail has opened up a world of opportunity for cyclists to discover more of The Coromandel.
The Labour Party wants to build on the West Coast’s strengths in tourism and engineering in its development plan for the region.
Mountain Bike Track development at Kaiteriteri, Richmond and St Arnaud are among the recipients of grants from Tasman District Council.
Four Great Rides in Waikato, East Coast, Hawke’s Bay and West Coast have received a funding boost of more than $2 million
Three South Island cycle trails feature in the latest TNZ promotion to get more Australians thinking about and planning a cycling based Kiwi holiday.
The number of Kiwis walking the national Te Araroa trail is on the rise, with approximately one in five walkers hailing from cities, towns and rural communities across New Zealand.
The Government is investing $528,000 in 12 new projects for the upkeep of the Great Rides of New Zealand Cycle Trail, Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner has announced.
Business is booming for cafés, dairies, campsites and other enterprises along the length of New Zealand’s national Te Araroa Trail.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced that Christchurch has taken out the inaugural Top Town Award in the NZ Transport Agency’s annual Favourite Places to Ride competition.
PRESS RELEASE: Queenstown Trails Trust The Queenstown Trails Trust is spearheading a major fundraising appeal during June in a bid to boost membership and provide all important funding support for on-going MORE »
PRESS RELEASE: Queenstown Trails Trust The Queenstown Trails Trust has appointed respected Queenstown businessman and elite sportsman Mark (Willy) Williams as its new chief executive. Chairman Tony McQuilkin says Williams, who MORE »
A new Great Walk through the Paparoa National Park to be built as a memorial to the 29 men who died in the 2010 Pike Mine tragedy.
Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner announced applications will open today for further funding to maintain and enhance Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
The popularity of Hawke’s Bay Trails is continuing to climb, with new figures showing a record number of people using the trails for cycling, walking or running.
The Dunedin Tunnels Trail Trust is a significant step closer to realising its vision for a new walking and cycling track through two disused Victorian tunnels connecting Dunedin to the Taieri Plains.
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