Motu Trails Charitable Trust


The Motu Trails Charitable Trust helps manage and promote the Motu Trails. Trail access is 100% free so please consider supporting us.

  Bay of Plenty

Eastland's Motu Trails ( is one of the Great Rides on Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail. At Motu Trails Charitable Trust, we help manage and promote the trails. We develop free trail brochures, provide free/current trail info online; support governance and maintenance of Motu Trails; drive trail extensions and enhancements; assist trail-related services; and more. Access to Motu Trails is 100% free so if you've used the trails, please consider supporting us.

More about us

At Motu Trails Charitable Trust, we help manage and promote the Motu Trails for the good of visitors and locals alike. With trail access 100% free, we depend on grants and donations. Thank you.

Use of funds

Your donation will help Motu Trails Charitable Trust to promote and manage Motu Trails — benefiting all users.

Latest update

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Thank you Kopiko Aotearoa riders  19 January 2021

Posted by: Motu Trails Charitable Trust

Big thanks to all the Kopiko Aotearoa riders who have supported Motu Trails Charitable Trust. We are doing our best to keep Pakihi in top condition (600+ hours of work in Dec/Jan period) hopefully we can continue this through Feb/March though Pakihi is dynamic terrain and one major storm can undo a lot of work! Visual: finishing off a bit of restored track on Pakihi. Nga mihi Jim

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Murray 5 days ago
Emma Louise
Emma Louise 5 days ago
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Awesome, thank you Emma. Three of us just spent two days up the Pakihi doing maintenance, fingers crossed there are no cyclones and it'll be great for Kopiko!

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Gill 6 days ago
Didn’t get to ride but know you guys are passionate about your track and every little bit helps.
Motu Trails Charitable Trust

Thank you Gill, that's awesome! You'll have to come back and experience Pakihi :) :) Jim

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Irene on 18 Jan 2021
Love this track. Hope to ride it when I do the Kopiko in February.
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Great stuff Irene, thank you for your donation :) We are up there clearing it again Wednesday/Thursday, we are really hoping there will be no major storms and we can keep it in top condition for Kopiko. Jim

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Chris on 12 Jan 2021
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Thank you Chris, that is awesome! Enjoy your Kopiko Aotearoa ride :) Jim

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