The Queenstown Mtb Club Junior Sub-Committee has been busy educating the youth of today on how to play their part in the maintenance and development of trails. So they got Ground Effect on board and with $900 cash from the Slush Fund were able to purchase a bunch of kid friendly tools.
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.
The Christchurch Singletrack Club have been developing mtb trails in and around Christchurch for the past 15 years. Recently much of their time has been spent developing a trail network in the Halswell area, now officially named the Crocodile XC Mtb Park. The Ground Effect Slush Fund has stepped in with $1000 cash to help with the purchase of an e-barrow.
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.
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.
Project Rameka in Golden Bay has been waging an ongoing crowdfunding campaign to double the size of the Project Rameka Carbon Forest. Read More
The Amberley Area Cycle Trail project, led by the Hurunui Trails Trust aims to link the communities of Amberley, Leithfield and their beach townships, as well as create safe and accessible cycle/pathways for recreational use. Read More
Te Anau Cycling Inc was formed back in 2011. One of its objectives is to work with council and volunteers to develop the potential for Ivon Wilson Park in Te Anau to become a mountain biking destination. Read More
The Perenuka Mtb Park on the edge of the Fiordland National Park is ready to roll. Read More