Work began in February 2021 on the boardwalk adjacent to Tauroa Reserve to improve safety for people cycling and walking in the area, and accessing Te Mata Park and on Saturday 21 May it was officially opened by Mayor Sandra Hazlehurst and Hon. Stuart Nash, Minister for Economic and Regional Development.
The road and corner on this stretch of Tauroa Valley Rd had been a safety risk for motorists, walkers and cyclists, and the shared walking and cycling link now provides a practical off-road alternative route.
At 3m wide to accommodate pedestrians and bikers, the boardwalk (comprising sections of concrete and sections of timber) includes handrails and is located between the Chambers carpark on Tauroa Road at the base of Te Mata Park and Tokomaru Drive.
Council co-funded this project with help from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund, which has been a catalyst for us to deliver projects that have been on our radar for a long time.
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