On Saturday 13th August and Sunday 14th August NMTBC, with the support of Koata Ltd and Tasman Pine Forests Ltd, have secured temporary, partial access to the currently closed Hira Forest.
NMTBC members can access the Maitai Face trails (Keyboard Warrior, Maitai Face, Loam Ranger, Mr Chomper) via:
NMTBC will be monitoring access during the weekend. Access will be on the following conditions:
CAUTION: These trails have not been ridden since May. We have a team checking them on Saturday morning, but expect some treefall/slips on the trails.
NMTBC acknowledge the support of Koata Limited and Tasman Pine Forests Ltd. In addition, they are grateful to the further landowners who have allowed access over their land to get to Maitai Face Road, including Maitai Whare Iti