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For good riding yarns, exciting trail developments, and general news from the Motu Trails.

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New shelter for Dunes Trail
July 2, 2019

A new Dunes Trail shelter was finished late-June (except for signage and cultural elements). It is at the eastern end of the Dunes...

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New Motu Road shelter
July 2, 2019

High on the Motu Road above Motu, there's a pull-off where shuttle vans often stop, to drop riders. At this high point, in April, ...

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Making It Better
August 27, 2021

Around Motu Trails, the trail enhancements keep happening. In 2021 we’ve completed a new shelter at the top of Meremere hill on th...

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Check the latest trail conditions
October 1, 2018

Before you ride, be sure you know what to expect. That's especially important for the Pakihi Track, which is back-country and vari...

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Pakihi Track throws down the challenges
November 1, 2021

Winter/spring 2021 has been a challenging period for Pakihi Track maintenance—though it was a wonderful few months for the forest.

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