Cycle route to open Russell to commuters and tourists

Cycling tourists and locals will soon have a safe and enjoyable alternative transport option when visiting one of the Far North’s most popular destinations once a cycle link is completed between Russell and Ōkiato.

Construction of the first section of the path was started in mid-July by Bay of Islands Walkways Trust which is leading the cycleway project with support from Far North District Council.

Chairman of the Bay of Islands Walkways Trust, William Fuller says the new track will incorporate an existing walkway between Russell and Ōkiato but will also create new paths to take cycling commuters and tourists away from the main road for a much safer and enjoyable journey.

Read more on the FNDC website


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