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Waitangi Mountain Bike Park November Update

SOUTHSTAR TRAILS & THE TRACKS The SOUTHSTAR TRAILS team have being working flat out in the WAITANGI ENDOWMENT FOREST. Their work is a credit to them. They are getting those little diggers into some very tricky places to create amazing rides for us. For those that have seen the trails currently under construction there is much excitement and it is easy to visualise the fun in the […]

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village green enhancement

Paihia Village Green Enhancement Update

Now that the team has the support and final sign off from the BAY OF ISLANDS – WHANGAROA COMMUNITY BOARD for the proposal to beautify the Village Green edge (adjoining the commercial area) the VILLAGE GREEN PHANTOM group is planning the first jobs. The first was on Monday 19 October 9am-12pm, there was a working bee, to do some minor maintenance […]

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Waitangi Mountain Bike Park – The Build Begins

Exciting times alright! The SOUTHSTAR TRAILS team have arrived onsite in the WAITANGI ENDOWMENT FOREST  and commenced the build of the first stage, Zones 2&3, of the WAITANGI MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK. The crew are now daily operating in the forest. They are working near the top half of Bledisloe Rd, to the eastern side of the road. But before you […]

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Waitangi Projects Update

The first project proposed in Waitangi is to build 3 ’round the tree seats’  along the Ti Bay beach front, similar to those on Marsden Rd. Three trees have been identified: one nearest the playground on the bluff side (this requires an existing seat to be removed, the plaque currently on the old seat will be relocated to the new tree seat), one almost opposite #162 Marsden Rd, […]

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