Onepu Mtb Park - Whakatane
 

Late last year Whakatane Mtb Club took over the administration and maintenance of the Onepu Mtb Park after losing access to trails in the Rawhiti Forest behind Ohope.

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Majura Pines Trail Alliance - ACT


The Majura Pines Trail Alliance are the volunteer group who build and maintain the Majura Pines trails, some of the oldest and most famous mtb trails in Canberra. The Trail Alliance asked the Ground Effect Slush Fund for a $1200 contribution to purchase more of the Trail Scapes tools.
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Dungog Commoners Inc. - NSW

The ants of Dungog Common have been at it again, three more pallet bridges eaten away. A request was made by Dungog Commoners Inc. for more funding to upgrade the bridges and make them less appealing to ants. $1100 Ground Effect Slush Fund dollars later, with volunteer labour from the club, the job is done.
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Kerikeri Mtb Club
 
 

In summer 2018 the Kerikeri Mtb Club got underway with their new up track in Waitangi Forest. Volunteers cleared a track through the gorse, and then handed over to the digger to cut the 3km of trail. The Ground Effect Slush Fund helped out with $1000 towards digger hire.
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Mountain Biking North Otago Inc.
 

This little Oamaru based club, Mountain Biking North Otago Inc. has been very busy in recent years, building tracks in Herbert Forest, Cape Wanbrow, and Oamaru Reservoir. The Ground Effect Slush Fund provided the $400 needed for a hedge trimmer.
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Pemberton Mtb Park - WA
 

The Pemberton Visitor Centre in the south west of WA has spent the last ten years building the Pemberton Mtb Park, some 30 kilometres of trail that caters for a range of riders. In need of a heavy duty leaf blower they put the call out to the Ground Effect Slush Fund, $1000 later the leaf blower was seeing some action.
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Marlborough Mtb Club
 


The Ground Effect Slush Fund handed over $1000 to the Marlborough Mtb Club in 2017 to help retrospectively with the purchase of new tools for the keen trail builders of all ages at the club.
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Wharfedale Track 2015 Work Party and 2017 Update


Jim from DOC and Scott from T5 Contracting spent a week working on North Canterburys' finest, the Wharfedale in 2017. The work was funded by another grant from Trail Fund, administering the Community Fund dollars, via the North Canterbury Cycling Club, and represents the final stage of the Wharfedale machine upgrade. 
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Electric Avenue - Belmont Regional Park

Over Summer 2017 the Belmont Area Mtb Association (BAMBA) built an 800m long Grade 3 descending track, Electric Avenue, adding to the expanding mtb trail network in Belmont Regional Park, Wellington.  Short $1200 to complete the track the Ground Effect Slush Fund stepped in with the cash.
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Branford Park - Nelson
 

Back in 2016 the Nelson Mtb Club worked hard on the jumps in Branford Park, Maitai Valley. The Ground Effect Slush Fund helped out with $1000 towards digger and truck hire.
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Motupipi Hill - Golden Bay
 

The Rata-Tui Restoration Trust is the owner of the Motupipi Hill Block in Golden Bay. The Trust had a busy 2016 building Grade 2 mountain bike tracks popular with non-technical riders. The Ground Effect Slush Fund donated $1500 cash, put to good use on digger hire to complete the La Rambla Track.
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Makara Peak - Wellington
 

Simon Kennet, Chair of Makara Peak Supporters Inc. put the call out last year for some funds to help purchase an e-barrow for shifting dirt to build up berms and switchbacks, and gravelling. The Ground Effect Slush Fund said yes with $1000. Apparently it's made a huge difference to volunteer enthusiasm.
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