Cardrona, Central Otago, Queenstown and Wānaka are set to host the Crankworx Summer Series of mountain biking events in 2023.
Hawke’s Bay Trails is celebrating its 10th anniversary since its inclusion in New Zealand’s 23 iconic Great Rides in New Zealand.
Marlborough District Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed mountain biking skills area and tracks in the Wither Hills Farm Park.
Tourism Central Otago has released a new video highlighting key safety messages along the popular new Lake Dunstan cycle trail.
Whakarewarewa – The Living Māori Village and Electric Bike Rotorua have partnered to offer an exclusive Whaka E-Bike Trail experience into previously non-accessible areas of the Whakarewarewa Valley Reserve.
Significant investment sees the operator position to reap the rewards from cycle tourism, which has seen spend jump to $951m on the Great Rides.
Mountain bikers could be generating more than $200m in annual visitor spend in the region in four years.
The Taruheru cycleway in Gisborne will receive $1.5m for its continued development.
The money from the Major Events Fund will support 30 mountain bike events over the next six years.
The Department of Conservation has been granted additional capability to consider bicycle trail proposals across public conservation land in Otago.
Marlborough District Council will consider a new hot-pool aquatic facility, a heritage or environment centre, and a mountain bike park to boost tourism opportunities and increase economic benefits in Waitohi Picton.
Auckland’s Tamaki Drive Cycleway has officially reopened after a $14.4m upgrade.
Two new cycle trails in Rotorua and Central Otago will join the Ngā Haerenga Great Rides network, the first to be added in more than a decade.
A new bike hub on Auckland’s Queens Wharf has been set up to support locals and visitors with tools, products and advice on bikes and cycling.
New Zealand’s cycle trails and cycle tourism are driving economic activity, according to two reports released by Tourism Minister Stuart Nash.
Matakana Coast Trail Trust is urging people to make a submission to Auckland Council to support the proposed $50m Pūhoi to Mangawhai cycle trail.
Nelson e-bike rental company Kiwi Journeys is opening an Electrify NZ store on surging demand.
Wellington will host in April an Enduro World Series mountain bike qualifying round race for the first time, which is expected to attract 500 competitors.
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Lake Wānaka Tourism and Destination Queenstown have partnered this biking season to produce Dirt Report, a weekly round-up of all things biking in the district.
With the international market drying up, tourism and event company MDA Experiences decided to go back to it roots as a community driven operator.
Cycle trails on four of New Zealand’s Great Rides will share just under $650,000 for repairs following extreme weather in June and July,
Nelson City Council is seeking feedback on proposals to increase the number of family-friendly walking routes and mountain biking tracks in the region.
The unique Whanganui Journey experience is topping demand growth this summer for the Department of Conservation’s Great Walks.
The EDA has international spending in the region for the year to March 2021 had dropped 93% to just $6m compared with $86m in the previous fiscal year.
A few mountain bike parks and golf courses will take customers today, albeit in a limited way.
Central Otago visitor spend for 2021 is tracking above pre-Covid levels and looks on track to beat 2019, says Dylan Rushbrook.
The opening of two bridges across the Northern Motorway marks the completion of the government’s $26.6m Northcote Safe Cycle Route.
Visit Ruapehu hopes for more new events stemming from February funding round.
Signage and marketing materials to be updated with new grades.
Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail jointly funded by MBIE, district councils and community trust.
A new walking and cycling bridge is expected to become tourist attraction for the city.
The agency will look for funding for two tourism-related developments in the Manawatū.
Bike, scooter and pedestrian path to be expanded another 4km as part of Papakura to Drury South project.
Bike trail charity asks riders to avoid Hot Rod and Rude Rock to minimize winter damage.
Cycle Journeys aims to unburden ratepayers and reduce reliance on council funding.
Another $7m will fund new and upgraded cycle and walking trails in Central Otago.
The government is investing $6.745m in the Queenstown Trails Realignment Project,
Construction on shared path between the Hutt Valley and Wellington City to begin this year.
Mountain bikers can ride the Heaphy Track in the Kahurangi National Park from 1 May to 30 November.
Work is to start replacing Auckland’s Old Māngere Bridge and restoring a walking and cycling connection across the Manukau Harbour.
Route will connect Nelson Street and Quay Street cycleways in downtown area by mid-May.
A morning blessing ceremony has marked the opening of Wellington’s new Cobham Drive walking and biking route.
Hutt City Council says it has reached a ‘major milestone’ with resource consent granted for its Eastern Bays shared path project.
With the industry yet to revive, one BOP excursion company aims to expand as far as the South Island with a new product.
Two cyclists have raised $25,000 to support the family of a friend who died after being struck by a car.
GCH Aviation’s Coastwide Helicopters has launched a new heli biking experience after purchasing a set of helicopter bike racks from Canada.
A new $1.68m shared walking and cycling path will be built at Punakaiki through the Jobs for Nature programme.
Kim Young, who previously worked at Te Papa, would help develop the Remutaka Cycle Trail into the next “Great Ride” along the lines of other popular Great Rides such as the Otago Central Rail Trail and Alps 2 Ocean.
The trail would eventually traverse 55 kilometres of West Coast scenery from Westport, around Cape Foulwind to Charleston.