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MBIE allocates $934k to Great Rides maintenance
8 Dec 2022   /

MBIE allocates $934k to Great Rides maintenance

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.


Crankworx heads south for second summer series
15 Nov 2022   /

Crankworx heads south for second summer series

Cardrona, Central Otago, Queenstown and Wānaka are set to host the Crankworx Summer Series of mountain biking events in 2023.


Thousands expected to take part in Taupō cycle challenge
20 Oct 2022   /

Thousands expected to take part in Taupō cycle challenge

Thousands of cyclists are set to compete in The BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge next month after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.


Feedback sought on proposed mountain bike park
13 Oct 2022   /

Feedback sought on proposed mountain bike park

Marlborough District Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed mountain biking skills area and tracks in the Wither Hills Farm Park.


Safety video addresses popular Lake Dunstan Trail challenges
11 Oct 2022   /

Safety video addresses popular Lake Dunstan Trail challenges

Tourism Central Otago has released a new video highlighting key safety messages along the popular new Lake Dunstan cycle trail.


Whakarewarewa launches exclusive electric experience
30 Sep 2022   /

Whakarewarewa launches exclusive electric experience

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.


Cycle Journeys rides circa $1bn boom to expand on West Coast
8 Sep 2022   /

Cycle Journeys rides circa $1bn boom to expand on West Coast

Significant investment sees the operator position to reap the rewards from cycle tourism, which has seen spend jump to $951m on the Great Rides.


Rotorua mountain bike visitors worth extra 600 jobs by 2026 – report
6 Sep 2022   /

Rotorua mountain bike visitors worth extra 600 jobs by 2026 – report

Mountain bikers could be generating more than $200m in annual visitor spend in the region in four years.


Gisborne cycleway gets $1.5m boost
15 Aug 2022   /

Gisborne cycleway gets $1.5m boost

The Taruheru cycleway in Gisborne will receive $1.5m for its continued development.


Upgraded cycleway re-opens after $14m upgrade
11 May 2022  

Upgraded cycleway re-opens after $14m upgrade

Auckland’s Tamaki Drive Cycleway has officially reopened after a $14.4m upgrade.


Rotorua, Central Otago trails added to Great Rides network
6 May 2022   /

Rotorua, Central Otago trails added to Great Rides network

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.


Bike hub opens at Auckland’s Queens Wharf
26 Apr 2022  

Bike hub opens at Auckland’s Queens Wharf

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.


Great Rides closing in on $1bn spend
20 Apr 2022   /

Great Rides closing in on $1bn spend

New Zealand’s cycle trails and cycle tourism are driving economic activity, according to two reports released by Tourism Minister Stuart Nash.


Kiwi Journeys expands to e-bike retail as tour business booms
24 Feb 2022   /

Kiwi Journeys expands to e-bike retail as tour business booms

Nelson e-bike rental company Kiwi Journeys is opening an Electrify NZ store on surging demand.


Wellington hopes to jump onto mountain biking map
14 Feb 2022   /

Wellington hopes to jump onto mountain biking map

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.


Nelson seeks feedback on walking routes, bike trails
15 Sep 2021   /

Nelson seeks feedback on walking routes, bike trails

Nelson City Council is seeking feedback on proposals to increase the number of family-friendly walking routes and mountain biking tracks in the region.


Doors creak open for handful of operators at level 3
1 Sep 2021   /

Doors creak open for handful of operators at level 3

A few mountain bike parks and golf courses will take customers today, albeit in a limited way.


Marlborough park open for locals walking only
25 Aug 2021   /

Marlborough park open for locals walking only

Wither Hills Farm Park in Blenheim is open for walking at Covid-19 alert level 4 but the mountain bike park is closed.


Auckland’s $26.6m safe cycle route opens
2 Aug 2021   /

Auckland’s $26.6m safe cycle route opens

The opening of two bridges across the Northern Motorway marks the completion of the government’s $26.6m Northcote Safe Cycle Route.


Walking charity welcomes pedestrian bridge over Auckland harbour
9 Jun 2021   /

Walking charity welcomes pedestrian bridge over Auckland harbour

Bridge supports Climate Change Commission target of reducing emissions by making walking and cycling easier.


Cycle Journeys to donate $45k per year for trail upkeep
18 May 2021  

Cycle Journeys to donate $45k per year for trail upkeep

Cycle Journeys aims to unburden ratepayers and reduce reliance on council funding.


New $7m Otago trail opens, Nash commits more funding
10 May 2021   /

New $7m Otago trail opens, Nash commits more funding

Another $7m will fund new and upgraded cycle and walking trails in Central Otago.


Up to $190m from NZTA to fast-track walking, cycling route
28 Apr 2021   /

Up to $190m from NZTA to fast-track walking, cycling route

Construction on shared path between the Hutt Valley and Wellington City to begin this year.


Safety first for Heaphy Track mountain biking – DOC
23 Apr 2021   /

Safety first for Heaphy Track mountain biking – DOC

Mountain bikers can ride the Heaphy Track in the Kahurangi National Park from 1 May to 30 November.


Work starts on Auckland walking, cycling connection
20 Apr 2021  

Work starts on Auckland walking, cycling connection

Work is to start replacing Auckland’s Old Māngere Bridge and restoring a walking and cycling connection across the Manukau Harbour.


Wellington’s harbour-side walking, biking path opens
16 Mar 2021  

Wellington’s harbour-side walking, biking path opens

A morning blessing ceremony has marked the opening of Wellington’s new Cobham Drive walking and biking route.


Cruise excursion firm pivots, plans for growth
3 Mar 2021   /

Cruise excursion firm pivots, plans for growth

With the industry yet to revive, one BOP excursion company aims to expand as far as the South Island with a new product.


New $1.7m walking, cycling path for Punakaiki
18 Dec 2020  

New $1.7m walking, cycling path for Punakaiki

A new $1.68m shared walking and cycling path will be built at Punakaiki through the Jobs for Nature programme.


Advisor appointed to Remutaka Cycle Trail
18 Dec 2020   /

Advisor appointed to Remutaka Cycle Trail

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.


New trail provides West Coast tourism boost
7 Dec 2020   /

New trail provides West Coast tourism boost

The trail would eventually traverse 55 kilometres of West Coast scenery from Westport, around Cape Foulwind to Charleston.


NZTA launches NZ-wide cycling map
26 Nov 2020   /

NZTA launches NZ-wide cycling map

A new interactive cycle route map has been launched that shows how the cycling network connects across New Zealand.


DOC seeks feedback on conservation land cycle tracks
27 Oct 2020   /

DOC seeks feedback on conservation land cycle tracks

The Department of Conservation is seeking feedback on new areas identified for cycle tracks and trails on public conservation lands and waters across Otago.


Hawke’s Bay projects secure $4m PGF investment
19 Oct 2020   /

Hawke’s Bay projects secure $4m PGF investment

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council will receive a $750,000 grant to enhance the Tuki Tuki Cycle and River Trails.


Partners named for $360m Auckland Harbour Bridge pathway
31 Aug 2020   /

Partners named for $360m Auckland Harbour Bridge pathway

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency has picked Fulton Hogan, HEB Construction, Aurecon, McConnell Dowell and Freyssinet to partner on its Northern Pathway project.


On the Go Awards to celebrate safer transport
12 Aug 2020   /

On the Go Awards to celebrate safer transport

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is hosting the On the Go Awards to acknowledge projects that support a healthier, cleaner and safer transport system.


Govt invests $2.7m in walking, cycleway path
5 Aug 2020   /

Govt invests $2.7m in walking, cycleway path

The walk and cycleway will close an existing gap in the network between Chambers Street and Marine Parade along Ellison Street, and along Te Awa Avenue from Ellison Street to Napier Boys High School.


Work begins on new Marlborough cycle trail
23 Jul 2020   /

Work begins on new Marlborough cycle trail

The trail was part of a wider vineyard cycling network developed in partnership with the Renwick Smart and Connected Bike Walk Group.


Taupō trails cycling event to go ahead
25 Jun 2020  

Taupō trails cycling event to go ahead

The Taupō Treasure Trails event will go ahead these July school holidays, says Destination Great Lake Taupo.


Cycle trails to play leading role in tourism recovery – operator
13 May 2020   /

Cycle trails to play leading role in tourism recovery – operator

Cycle trails will play a leading role in the recovery of the tourism industry, says Cycle Journeys CEO Geoff Gabites.


Fire risk forces closure of Marlborough tracks
25 Feb 2020   /

Fire risk forces closure of Marlborough tracks

The hot dry summer has forced the closure of most tracks in the Wither Hills Farm Park, including the Mountain Bike Park.


New Rangitoto e-bike tour launches
10 Dec 2019  

New Rangitoto e-bike tour launches

Adventure Capital have launched new guided e-bike tours of Rangitoto and Motutapu in Auckland.


Alpine Group launches new helibike brand
29 Nov 2019   /

Alpine Group launches new helibike brand

The Alpine Group has launched its new Southern Lakes Helibike brand to the Queenstown & Wanaka market.


Coronet Peak summer season to open with new gondola cabins
22 Nov 2019   /

Coronet Peak summer season to open with new gondola cabins

Coronet Peak will open its full summer season 1 December, debuting its new 8-seater gondola cabin.


$500k for Clutha Gold Cycle Trail extension
30 Oct 2019   /

$500k for Clutha Gold Cycle Trail extension

The Clutha Gold Great Ride Cycle Trail extension has received a further $500,000 in funding from the Otago Community Trust.


DOC signs off Porirua Adventure Park
29 Oct 2019   /

DOC signs off Porirua Adventure Park

The Porirua Adventure Park has been given the green light following its final consent being signed off by the Department of Conservation.


More gold in Rotorua’s mountain biking
22 Aug 2019  

More gold in Rotorua’s mountain biking

Rotorua will keep its gold-level Ride Centre status for another four years – one of only six accredited in the world.


15,000 expected to attend NZ’s largest cycling event
11 Jun 2019   /

15,000 expected to attend NZ’s largest cycling event

Entries have opened for the BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge with around 6,000 cyclists and 9,000 supporters expected to attend.


Construction of Lake Dunstan trail begins
4 Jun 2019   /

Construction of Lake Dunstan trail begins

Work has started on Central Otago’s newest cycle trail, The Lake Dunstan Trail.


PGF invests $6.5m in Otago cycle trail
24 May 2019   /

PGF invests $6.5m in Otago cycle trail

The Clutha Gold Great Ride Cycle Trail will almost double in length thanks to the cash.


Great Rides secure $2.3m funding
23 Apr 2019   /

Great Rides secure $2.3m funding

The government is investing $2.3m in NZ’s Great Rides with the Hawke’s Bay the big winner from the funding boost.