Golden Bay MTB Club - Cannan Downs

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The Golden Bay Mountain Bike Club asked the Ground Effect Slush Fund earlier in the year for 
some cash to help towards finishing a section of trail inCannanDowns, calledRollerCoaster.The Slush Fund stepped up with $2000 to complete the job - funding the digger hire, bbq supplies, and a contribution to truck hire for the gravel transport
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Mountain Biking North Otago Inc.

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This little Oamaru based club has been very busy in recent years, building tracks in Herbert Forest, Cape Wanbrow, and Oamaru Reservoir. The Slush Fund provided the $400 needed for a hedge trimmer.
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Marlborough MTB Club

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The Ground Effect Slush Fund has just handed over $1000 to the Marlborough MTB Club to help with last years 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

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Jim from DOC and Scott from T5 Contracting recently spent a week working on North Canterburys' finest, the Wharfedale. Based out of Wharfedale Hut the mission was to complete a 150m section of new track between the hut and Dobson stream. 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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Christchurch Singletrack Club

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The Christchurch Singletrack Club have been developing MTB trails in and around Christchurch for the past 15 years. During the past few years much of their time has been spent developing a network of trails in the Halswell area, now officially named the Crocodile XC MTB Park.

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Branford Park - Nelson

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Over the past year the Nelson Mountain Bike Club have been working hard on the jumps in Branford Park, Maitai Valley, Nelson.
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Motupipi Hill - Golden Bay

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The Rata-Tui Restoration Trust in Golden Bay have been busy building Grade 2 mountain bike tracks at Motupipi Hill.
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Project Rameka - Golden Bay

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Project Rameka in Golden Bay has been waging an ongoing crowdfunding campaign to double the size of the Project Rameka Carbon Forest.
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Amberley Area Cycle Trail - North Canterbury

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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.
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Te Anau Cycling Inc. - Southland

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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.
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Perenuka MTB Park - Te Anau

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The Perenuka Mtb Park on the edge of the Fiordland National Park is ready to roll.
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Nelson Lakes Track Building

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Another Ground Effect Slush Fund work party was successfully done and dusted in November 2014. Having spent the last few years toiling on the Craigieburn Trails’ network, we migrated our efforts north to the Nelson Lakes area.

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