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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.


Mountain bike park secures $490k from PGF
29 Nov 2018   /

Mountain bike park secures $490k from PGF

The Waitangi Mountain Bike Park in Northland is to receive $490,000 towards its completion from the Provincial Growth Fund.


Van Asch expands portfolio with HeliBike NZ acquisition
30 Oct 2018  

Van Asch expands portfolio with HeliBike NZ acquisition

Bungy pioneer Henry van Asch has added another tourism business to his portfolio with the purchase of Queenstown-based HeliBike NZ, and is introducing a “bungy twist” as part of growth plans.


Eleven Great Rides share $770k funding
25 Oct 2018  

Eleven Great Rides share $770k funding

Eleven New Zealand cycle trails will share a $770,000 investment as part of the latest allocation from the $8m Maintaining the Quality of Great Rides Fund.


Great Lake Trail secures $245k for extension
17 Oct 2018   /

Great Lake Trail secures $245k for extension

Taupō’s Great Lake Trail has been granted $245,000 for a 15km extension to help improve safety and promote the region as a cycling destination.


NZMSC launches Backcountry Mountain Biking Guide
16 Oct 2018  

NZMSC launches Backcountry Mountain Biking Guide

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council has launched a guide to help local and visiting cyclists prepare for and get the most out of backcountry terrain trips.


Auckland’s SkyPath to take off with $67m of government funding
24 Aug 2018  

Auckland’s SkyPath to take off with $67m of government funding

Auckland Harbour Bridge’s proposed SkyPath is set to become a reality after confirmation that it will receive $67m of government funding.


$13m for new 530km Otago cycle trail network
9 Aug 2018  

$13m for new 530km Otago cycle trail network

The government has granted $13.2m towards the creation of a continuous 530km-long cycle trail network across Otago.


NZTA begins Harbour Bridge SkyPath business case study
7 Aug 2018  

NZTA begins Harbour Bridge SkyPath business case study

The route will connect with the proposed $31m SeaPath on Auckland’s North Shore.


New bike trails for New Plymouth’s Lake Mangamahoe
6 Aug 2018   /

New bike trails for New Plymouth’s Lake Mangamahoe

New Plymouth’s mountain bike trails at Lake Mangamahoe are set to be extended by 10km with work on a pavilion also progressing.


Twin Coast Cycle Trail appoints GM
2 Aug 2018   /

Twin Coast Cycle Trail appoints GM

Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Cycle Trail Trust has appointed Adrienne Tari its new general manager.


Report: Whakarewarewa cyclists worth up to $50m annually
13 Jul 2018  

Report: Whakarewarewa cyclists worth up to $50m annually

Mountain bikers touring Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa Forest contribute $30m-$50m in annual spending to the local economy, according to a new report.


Cycle Journeys founder to make way for new GM
10 Jul 2018   /

Cycle Journeys founder to make way for new GM

Cycle Journeys’ founder, Geoff Gabites, is making way for a new manager to lead the next phase of growth at the six-year-old business.


CAP in major race summer hat-trick
21 Jun 2018  

CAP in major race summer hat-trick

Christchurch Adventure Park has secured three major race events for the upcoming summer season.


Mountain biking to be allowed at Tongariro National Park
18 May 2018  

Mountain biking to be allowed at Tongariro National Park

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.


Cycle trails secure $2.6m funding
1 Mar 2018   /

Cycle trails secure $2.6m funding

Tasman’s Great Taste Trail has been granted $2.4m in funding for it to be extended and upgraded to a multi-day ride.


Work begins on He Ara Kotahi pathway and cycle trail
9 Feb 2018   /

Work begins on He Ara Kotahi pathway and cycle trail

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.


Auckland: City of Cycles?
30 Jan 2018  

Auckland: City of Cycles?

Sure, it’s not Copenhagen but that doesn’t mean Auckland can’t put on a decent cycle tour.


Operators asked to help with cycle trail survey
5 Dec 2017  

Operators asked to help with cycle trail survey

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.


Cycling Action Network: First NZ Bike Expo a success
1 Nov 2017   /

Cycling Action Network: First NZ Bike Expo a success

The first-ever NZ Bike Expo, which was held in Christchurch on 28-29 October exceeded expectations from exhibitors and visitors alike.


Behind the deal: World Expeditions to bring international market
25 Oct 2017  

Behind the deal: World Expeditions to bring international market

Following the announcement that Australian travel group, World Expeditions, has taken a majority stake in iconic Otago Rail Trail operator, Trail Journeys, the Ticker gets the background, and the details of the deal.


Aussies snap up iconic NZ cycle trails operator
24 Oct 2017  

Aussies snap up iconic NZ cycle trails operator

A leading Australian adventure travel specialist has acquired iconic central Otago Rail Trail cycling tour operator, Trail Journeys.


Australian agents ride the trails to sell NZ cycling holidays
19 Oct 2017  

Australian agents ride the trails to sell NZ cycling holidays

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.


Mayor: Porirua adventure park will be a world-class destination
6 Oct 2017  

Mayor: Porirua adventure park will be a world-class destination

New Zealand’s newest adventure park, offering an exciting array of activities, will be built on the hills and surrounding area of Porirua’s Rangituhi / Colonial Knob.


Christchurch named NZ’s favourite place to ride
8 Jun 2017  

Christchurch named NZ’s favourite place to ride

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.