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Wakatipu Active Transport Update

The Way2Go Group are finally pushing forward with the detailed design for the first stage of the Wakatipu Active Transport routes, which will overlap and complement the existing Queenstown Trail network. What do you think of their plans?

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Introducing Louisa Hadfield

We love nothing more than to meet our trail users and find out what they love about the Queenstown Trail network so what a great way to introduce Louisa Hadfield, the newest member of the Queenstown Trails Trust team, gravel biker adventurer and social media guru.

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Explore your own backyard this summer

Summer in Queenstown is epic. Think long days, warm temperatures, BBQs and rivers and lakes to swim in; it’s the perfect recipe for putting a big smile on everyone’s face. Throw in a healthy dose of bike riding, and you’ll soon see how awesome the Queenstown Trail network is and you are likely to discover something new about this incredible place we live in.

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Save Our Trails

We need your help. The Department of Conservation (DoC) partial review of the Otago Conservation Management Strategy (CMS) is currently open for public feedback until 21st December. Can you take 5 minutes to complete a short submission survey that could help save our proposed trail (and many others in the future).

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Help! We Need Your Submissions

The Queenstown Trails Trust has reached a really important milestone in the development of the Queenstown Trail Expansion Project and we need your help.

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Introducing Mike Walker, Chairman of the Trust

We love nothing more than to meet our trail users and find out what they love about the Queenstown Trail network and what better way to introduce the recently elected Queenstown Trails Trust Chairman, Mike Walker...

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Top 5: Reasons to ride to work

As Queenstown expands and congestion becomes a pretty topical issue for the various communities, more of us could be making a concerted effort to choose alternative methods of transport, and not just for getting to work.

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AGM 2020

The Queenstown Trails Trust would like to invite you to our 2020 Annual General Meeting on 21st October at QRC.

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Trail Expansion Project - Calling all Contractors & Consultants

The Queenstown Trails Trust is calling out for contractors and consultants to pre-qualify, in anticipation of up and coming design and construction of our trail expansion project.  

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COVID-19: Physical distancing on the trails

As New Zealand braces for the important COVID-19 lockdown some trails likely to come under increasing pressure in the coming weeks. We've created some guidelines, based on current government advice to ensure everyone stays safe...

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Trustees Wanted!

We are looking for 2 new trustees to join and compliment the experience and skill sets of the existing board of trustees and bring diversity.

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TOP 5: Queenstown Trail Family Friendly Rides

Whilst the full Queenstown Trail is 130km long, we have some great sections suitable even for the youngest of riders. Here’s our round up of the best trails to ride with your little ones in Queenstown.

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Queenstown Activity Review: Time Tripper

If you’re looking for a fun, informative way to rest the legs after your Queenstown Trail hike or bike head down to the main pier in Queenstown Bay.

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Meri Kirihimete from the Queenstown Trails Trust

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a fit and healthy New Year.

Thank you for your support in 2019

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2019 Annual General Meeting

Please mark 23rd October in your diary, come along and hear about the work of the Queenstown Trails Trust. 5.30pm at QLDC Chambers, Gorge Rd.

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Guest Blog: My First Marathon

Meet Gill Allan. Gill won a QTT competition to run the Air NZ Queenstown International Marathon. This is Gill's first marathon and is keeping us up to date on her training efforts.

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$14m approved for Active Transport

This week’s announcement of a $14m funding investment for an active transport network under the Way To Go (W2G) collaboration provides a welcome boost in improvements to Queenstown's walking and cycling trails.

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Queenstown Trails Trust AGM

We invite you to come and find out what the Trust is doing to connect our communities and inspire adventures in 2019/20.

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Guest Blog: Pedallers Sunday Ride, 21st July 2019

The Queenstown Pedallers, are Queenstown's most active and social cycling club and they have some great stories to tell and we like to share them here on the Queenstown Trails Blog.

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PAK'n'SAVE Get's Active to Raise Money for the Trust

The Queenstown Trails Trust were stoked to receive a $2,000...

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Progressing the Coronet Loop

When complete, the Coronet Loop trail will form a 56k...

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Introducing the Great Rides App

Have you downloaded the free Great Rides App yet? It’s the...

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GUEST BLOG: Pedallers Sunday Ride 29th Jan 2019

The Queenstown Pedallers, are Queenstown's most active and...

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2018: A Year in Review

With the support of our partners and friends, we achieved so much in the last year.

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VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Meet Britta Taylor

Read about some of our incredible volunteers who give their...

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Shotover Delta Crossing Points

Earlier this year the Queenstown Trails Trust secured...

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