Construction on a new section of the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is starting today.
A cabinet paper from Tourism Minister Peeni Henare says without the funding some Great Rides may close.
Kaipara District Council is going ahead with plans to develop a bike and walking network around the town of Dargaville.
Hamilton City Council is launching a month-long festival to encourage people to get on their bikes and explore the city this October.
Porirua District Council has declined a request to invest $1.9m in an adventure park project, citing the project’s high risk and lack of affordability for ratepayers.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has secured another $1.92m to repair and upgrade closed sections of the region’s Great Rides network.
Adventure South has launched a new food tour across the Alps to Ocean bike trail for the coming season.
The TIF, which was launched in 2017 to support tourism infrastructure, comes to an end after supporting nearly 300 projects.
The latest section of the Clutha Gold Cycling and Walking Trail is now open to the public.
Fullers360’s plans to cut back its key Auckland services underscore the importance of having more options for harbour crossings, says Bike Auckland.
Thames Hauraki District Council is seeking public feedback on its draft biking strategy for the region.
The Nelson-based cycle tour operator invests in new southern offerings “with lots of bookings already”.
The first sod has been turned on a new hiking and cycling trail connecting Tūroa on Mt Ruapehu with Ohakune.
The unique floating coffee and burger stop on the popular Lake Dunstan Cycle and Walking Trail is up for sale.
Tour operator Cycle Journeys is committing to offset its carbon emissions from its fuel-powered vehicle fleet and its clients’ accommodation.
The Hauraki Rail Trail will receive $2m from the government to enable the repair, recovery and maintenance of the popular cycle route.
The first stage of Northland’s Kaihu Valley Trail has been officially opened.
Wellington City Council has given the green light to a series of bookable e-bike tours across the city’s creative spaces.
Wellington’s cycle network has won $650,000 from the Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure (BICI).
The last 800m of the Ōmokoroa to Tauranga cycleway is now under construction.
A 64-metre bridge is planned to reconnect key points on the St James Cycle Trail.
Nelson City Council and Ngāti Koata are working through a plan to establish long-term recreation access across iwi-owned land popular for more cyclists and walkers.
Bill Gilbertson has been recognised for his work and dedication to Nelson’s Great Taste Trail and access improvements to the Abel Tasman National Park.
Cyclists around Pōneke Wellington will soon see blue and green designs representing hidden waterways and sites of historic cultural significance around the city.
Taupō’s Craters Mountain Bike Park is likely to be closed for at least six months because it is not safe, says the region’s district council.
Waitekohekohe Recreational Park has opened in Katikati, featuring five trails for mountain bikers and others for walkers and horse riders.
The biggest mountain bike stage race in New Zealand is being held across 200 kilometres of the North Island’s geothermal regions in Rotorua, Taupō and Tokoroa.
Visitors to Wither Hills Farm Park in Marlborough are being urged to take care and be aware of fire risks.
Wellington City Council is encouraging visitors and residents to have a go at getting around the city on e-bikes and e-scooters.
Tourism has largely ground to a halt across large parts of the region but things are improving day by day, says one operator.
The costs have more than doubled to $79m, up from the $30m initially estimated.
The second stage of the Renwick vineyard cycle trail in Marlborough is now under construction.
Crankworx Summer Series will showcase four iconic South Island biking destinations in March.
Wellington City Council is encouraging people in the creative sector to get on their bikes this month and explore the city’s art spaces.
People will have the chance next year to experience the Auckland Harbour Bridge as part of the city’s growing walking and cycling network.
The final section of the Te Awa River Ride linking Hamilton and the Waikato is now in place, completing the 65-kilometre cycle, walking and scooter path.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has allocated $934,000 to maintenance projects on the Great Rides of the Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails.
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.