Media, News and Events

Here is just a few cool links and interesting updates on projects and activities we have been involved with for journalism and promotion of the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park and Twin Coast Cycle Trail, or even just Mountain Biking in general…check them out below:

-May 2018 The Waitangi MTB Park Shuttle Service gets the Go-Ahead to be run by Paihia Mountain Bikes! Getting the Shuttle Stops built and everything ready to hopefully start operating by summer. This shuttle service will take you from the bottom of the tracks and lift you back to the top for another round of fun….woohoo! See it here


-April 2018: We have the release of the Official Waitangi Mountain Bike Park Video! For your viewing pleasure! See it here

-December 2017: We were honored to be named as the Winner of the Top Energy Business Development Fund 2017. It is a $30,000 Growth Grant awarded to a local business that can demonstrate how they can grow and diversify the economy. Have a look at our write-up.





-November 2017: The team from Made and Bound came and filmed an absolute winner of a Promo for the Duke Motel. It shows off the Waitangi MTB Park and Paihia Mountain Bikes!!! Makes me excited to ride!!!

-27th October 2017: Waitangi Mountain Bike Park 1 Year Birthday! Woohoo! So much has changed since the opening, check out the article in the Northern Advocate for a rundown on what all the hype is about…See it here







-26th October 2017: The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment popped in to shoot some footage about Tourism in the Regions. Cycle Tourism is a growing industry and it was great to be able to showcase some of it’s benefits- video to come…


-25th October 2017:  Jason Burgess from New Zealand Life and Leisure had the opportunity to come and explore both the Twin Coast Cycle trail and the Waitangi MTB Park with us over 3 days! Check out his really in-depth and exciting recount of his trip here: New Zealand Life and Leisure Magazine

-23rd October 2017:  We had the chance to take Labour Day off (it was hosing down with rain!!) and shoot some promo videos in the Waitangi MTB Park with expert camera and videograpaher Adam Jones from Kerikeri. It will be up soon and will be wild, wet and muddy! All weather riding at it’s best!

-10th October 2017: An article on Jonny Martin and Paihia Mountain Bikes for the He Tangata Column in the New Zealand Herald. This article covers Tourism Business Owners and their travels. Was great to share my story a bit! Thanks to Elisabeth Easther for the interview. Absolutely rapped with it!







-9th October 2017 We thank Dave at the team at Descend Rotorua for their slick looking Mountain Bike trailer! This baby is going to help a lot and we welcome it to it’s new home up here in the Bay of Islands






-30th September 2017 A HUGE welcome to the team at New Zealand Mountain Biker Magazine who came up for the weekend and had a blast around the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park. Article and video from John@Eivomedia, Cam Mackenzie Photos and @mckenziekid..cheers guys!!! Will be out in an issue near you soon! 


-16th/17th September 2017: A fantastic Skills Clinic was put on by expert Coach, Sadie Park from Bike Mangawhai. Some excellent feedback and some more confident riders no doubt! Cheers Sadie!


-30th July 2017: We were stoked to show the New Zealand Herald around the Waitangi Mountain Bike park (In the rain no less!). Check it out HERE







-23rd July 2017: An exciting piece by Radio New Zealand Insight. Is mountain biking the next golf?







-4th July 2017: An awesome time showing Woman’s Weekly around the Twin Coast Cycle trail over 2 days—a great read by Elisabeth Easther… Take a look…







-3rd July 2017: A big Kiwi welcome to Ollie from Rad Season who was keen as a bean to check out the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park: See his review here







-26th June 2017: We love the backpackers too!!!! Some awesome times in the forest with Backpacker Guide NZ– a perfect day for it! See what they thought of it here


-20th June 2017: Giving back to the local community and helping out at the Yr9 Entrepreneurs Lunch at Kerikeri High School








-22nd May 2017: 3xploreNZ absolutely loves the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park and has written some glowing reviews of the park. Review 1 and Review 2. Some cool pictures and videos on here for sure!







-7th May 2017: Buzzy in the Burbs is a frequent visitor to the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park and Twin Coast Cycle Trail and cant get enough of it! She has produced some quality ride reviews and information- especially great for families. Cheers Buzzy!
Waitangi MTB Park 1 (January 8th 2017)
Waitangi MTB Park 2 (May 7th 2017)
Twin Coast Cycle Trail (January 5th 2017)






-April 24th 2017: Singletracks shows us how Mountain Biking is Changing the World—totally awesome to be right in the thick of it!