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It's that time of year again when we're busy preparing the sites for the upcoming planting season. With the sTooku awa koiora - Waikato River Authority Authority we're set to plant 8,000 native trees next to the Trail#trailupdate.

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This year, as a component of our releasing program, we are utilising wool clippings from a sheep farm in Tokoroa to mulch around the year-old native trees situated near the Waikato River Trail.
Many thanks to Ryan for providing the wool and to the Department of Corrections for distributing it around our trees.

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We have recently tidied up some Trail between Arapuni Dam and Jones Landing.
The Trail is 4km each way, an ideal lakeside experience for walkers or cyclists with advanced skills.
The lookout over Lake Arapuni is definitely worth the short detour.
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2 months ago
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So the team has been busy this morning - we had a report of a big tree down in the Waipapa section which they have now sorted out.

If you do come across any other trees across the trail please let us know so we can get out there and clear the trail for everyone's enjoyme#trailupdatepdNgฤ Haerenga Great Rides of New Zealandaland
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3 months ago
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We are pleased to have recently completed the installation of markers every kilometre along the off road sections of the Waikato River Trail.

The markers along each section of Trail result from feedback from a number of Trail users. We expect these markers to help if anyone has a mechanical issue or accident on the trail requiring assistance and for the many kind people who report things like trees down along the Trail.

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4 months ago
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๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ—/๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿ/๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ: ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ ๐—จ๐—ฃ๐——๐—”๐—ง๐—˜ - ๐—ช๐—”๐—œ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—” ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—–๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก
We have been through and inspected the trail today and are pleased to let you all know that we are able to reopen the Waipapa section fully from Saturday the 10th February.

Thank you all for your patience and support during these closures.
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๐ŸŒŸ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฉ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ!๐ŸŒŸ

The Waikato River Trails Trust extends heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers who have contributed to the Waikato River Trails project across various capacities over the past 20 years. Your support has been indispensable!
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Have you recently explored the Waikato River Trails?
Your feedback is crucial for our improvement. To ensure essential maintenance funding, we need to gather 500 trail surveys each year. Your support by completing our online survey would be greatly appreciated. By participating in this confidential survey, you'll also be entered into a draw with the opportunity to win fantastic prizes. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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The Waikato River Trails is one of New Zealand's Great Rides. Explore the five trail sections by cycling or walking, following New Zealand's longest river. Along the way, you'll pass through native bushland, exotic forests, secluded farmland, boardwalks, streams, suspension bridges, and impressive hyd#greatridesofnz##Mercurye#southwaikatoy#ridesnza#lovetaupลe#waikatorivertrailska#newsertrails
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While exploring the Karapiro section, take a moment to view the new sign at the Pokaiwhenua car park, which details the Waikato River's ancient route through Hinuera and over the Hauraki Plains.

Huge thanks to Professor David J Lowe, Te Aka Mฤtuatua - School of Science, University of Waikato for sharing your expert knowledge and experienThe University of Waikatoik#news#news
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๐Ÿ‘‰ Did you know that there is a very close percentage split between cyclists (53%) and walkers/runners (47%) using certain sections of the Waikato River Trails.

We are seeking the assistance of everyone who has used the Waikato River Trails this year. To secure vital maintenance funding, we need to complete 500 trail surveys annually. By participating in the survey, which is confidential, you will also be entered into a draw to win fantastic prizes. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
www.getsmartglobal.com/waikatorivertrails

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2 months ago
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Tuis on the Waikato River Trails - one of natures many soundtracks!

Over the last decade thanks to funding by Tooku awa koiora - Waikato River Authority there has been over 170,000 trees planted alongside the Waikato River Trails by hundreds of amazing volunteers.
One of these plants - the Coprosma is of special culinary interest to the Tuis - and we love hearing and seeing them along the trail.
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2 months ago
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๐˜พ๐’‚๐™ฃ ๐™ฎ๐’๐™ช ๐™๐’†๐™ก๐’‘ ๐’–๐™จ - Each year 500 trail surveys must be completed by our users for us to access essential maintenance funding.
You can help us by completing the Survey - it's confidential plus you also go into the draw to win some great prizes๐Ÿ˜€
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2 months ago
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Outdoor Kid Guidebooks have recently been out having a fabulous time exploring on the Waikato River Trails๐Ÿ˜€

This time they visited a part of the Waipapa section, heading north from Mangakino.

If you are wanting something to do with the kids these school holidays, check out Outdoor Kid Guidebooks โ€“ there is so many cool ideas to try!
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2 months ago
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The school term finishes this week and the holidays are on!

Looking for something to do with your family, why not check out our Partner Directory and take the family for some fantastic outdoor adventures!
For all your accommodation, bike hire and transport needs, including where to get your bikes into top shape before you head out through to where to grab a bite to eat, the Partner Directory will point you in the right direction.

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3 months ago
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๐˜พ๐’‚๐™ฃ ๐™ฎ๐’๐™ช ๐™๐’†๐™ก๐’‘ ๐’–๐™จ - Each year 500 trail surveys must be completed by our users for us to access essential maintenance funding.
You can help us by completing the Survey - it's confidential plus you also go into the draw to win some great prizes๐Ÿ˜€
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3 months ago
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We appreciate the work by the Department of Corrections Tokoroa working on the Trail to assist with our extensive native tree planting project.
This community service managing the weed species competing with the native trees makes a big difference.
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3 months ago
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In the new Atiamuri section, we have created a little information hub with funding from Transpower NZ Community Care Fund.
While you rest in this area, placed information panels provide you an opportunity to further learn about the Atiamuri dam and the construction process along with trail development.

It's amazing when you think about where you are standing now to what this area looked like 60+ years #news#news
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4 months ago
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Unfortunately a car was broken into at the Pokaiwhenua carpark on Horahora Road yesterday.
This is not a common occurrence, but please donโ€™t leave valuables visible in your vehicle, we hope this will minimise temptation.
Thank you to the victim of this break in for letting us know.

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4 months ago
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Have you been making the most of this beautiful โ˜€ summer weather and getting out and about on the trails? If so, we need your HELP!

Each year 500 trail surveys must be completed by our users for us to access essential maintenance funding. You can help us by completing the Survey - it's confidential plus you also go into the draw to win some great prizes๐Ÿ˜€

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๐Ÿšจ Its back! ๐Ÿคฉ  The Taniwha event returns to the Waikato River Trails on November 9th, 2024. ๐—ข๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ๐˜๐—ต. 
For more information, visit the official website www.thetaniwha.co.nz
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๐Ÿšจ It's back! ๐Ÿคฉ The Taniwha event returns to the Waikato River Trails on November 9th, 2024. ๐—ข๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ๐˜๐—ต.
For more information, visit the official website www.thetaniwha.cTotal Sport NZrt#eventevent
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2 months ago
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๐™๐™–๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ค ๐™๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™ช๐™ง๐™š ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™ก๐™จ ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™—๐™–๐™˜๐™  ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™จ๐™š ๐˜ผ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ž๐™ก ๐™Ž๐™˜๐™๐™ค๐™ค๐™ก ๐™ƒ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ž๐™™๐™–๐™ฎ๐™จ ๐Ÿคฉ

Bring the kids and take part in the Mangakino Green Gecko๐ŸฆŽTrail on the Maraetai Section of the Waikato River Trails.

Collect all 11 geckos ๐ŸฆŽ with letters or symbols to solve the statement between the Mangakino Lakefront and the Mangakino Suspension Bridge.

With a total of three Treasure Trails to tackle over these April school holidays, its definitely some outdoor fun for the entire family. For more information check out below.
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4 months ago
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The Waikato River Trails wishes all those taking part in the 2024 Tour Aotearoa all the very best for their EPIC journey๐Ÿคฉ

Tour Aotearoa is one of the worldโ€™s great bikepacking trips: stretching 3,000 km from Cape Reinga to Bluff it follows a combination of cycle trails, tracks, paths and lanes connected by the most enjoyable country roads available.
#event  Tour Aotearoa: General Forum 
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The Waikato River Trails wishes all those taking part in the 2024 Tour Aotearoa all the very best for their EPIC journey๐Ÿคฉ

Tour Aotearoa is one of the worldโ€™s great bikepacking trips: stretching 3,000 km from Cape Reinga to Bluff it follows a combination of cycle trails, tracks, paths and lanes connected by the most enjoyable country roads available.
#event Tour Aotearoa: General Forum
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4 months ago
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Check out River Riders NZ 3 day Adventure Package options including e-bike & shuttle transport riding the Waikato River Trails in March 2024.  

Departing Hamilton and retuning each day, come and join them for all 3 days or choose to ride only 1 - its up to you.
Contact them directly to find out more and to book your spot www.riverriders.co.nz
Ngฤ Haerenga Great Rides of New Zealand #event

Check out River Riders NZ 3 day Adventure Package options including e-bike & shuttle transport riding the Waikato River Trails in March 2024.

Departing Hamilton and retuning each day, come and join them for all 3 days or choose to ride only 1 - it's up to you.
Contact them directly to find out more and to book your spot www.riverriders.co.nz
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4 months ago
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Riverside Adventures - Waikato are offering you a chance to try out the Karapiro Section  (๐‘ƒ๐‘œ๐‘˜๐‘Ž๐‘–๐‘คโ„Ž๐‘’๐‘›๐‘ข๐‘Ž ๐ต๐‘Ÿ๐‘–๐‘‘๐‘”๐‘’ ๐ถ๐‘Ž๐‘Ÿ๐‘๐‘Ž๐‘Ÿ๐‘˜ ๐‘ก๐‘œ ๐ด๐‘Ÿ๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘ข๐‘›๐‘–) on the Waikato River Trails on Saturday 24th February, $10 per person, bring your own bike or you are able to hire from them at an additional cost.

Bookings are essential, for more info www.riversideadventures.co.nz 

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Riverside Adventures - Waikato are offering you a chance to try out the Karapiro Section (๐‘ƒ๐‘œ๐‘˜๐‘Ž๐‘–๐‘คโ„Ž๐‘’๐‘›๐‘ข๐‘Ž ๐ต๐‘Ÿ๐‘–๐‘‘๐‘”๐‘’ ๐ถ๐‘Ž๐‘Ÿ๐‘๐‘Ž๐‘Ÿ๐‘˜ ๐‘ก๐‘œ ๐ด๐‘Ÿ๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘ข๐‘›๐‘–) on the Waikato River Trails on Saturday 24th February, $10 per person, bring your own bike or you are able to hire from them at an additional cost.

Bookings are essential, for more info www.riversideadventures.co.nz

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