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New Motu Road shelter

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, a new shelter was completed, with local funding put in by Motu Trails Charitable Trust - thanks to an extraordinary generous donation made in 2018 by Garth and Judy Barfoot.

It’s super pleasing that we could double the value of the Barfoots' generosity with co-funding from The New Zealand Cycle Trail.

Volunteers helped finish the shelter.

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Proudly supported by

  • Department of Conservation
  • Tairawhiti Gisborne
  • Opotiki Coast
  • The New Zealand Cycle Trail
  • Whakatohea