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We're getting ready to hit go on a resource consent application for the next stage of the trail network... the proposed new stage of the trail will run from the Upukerora River trail bridge to Sinclair Road (Leg 2 of the Te Anau to Te Anau Downs trail) and to Boundary Creek (Leg 3). Exciting times! We look forward to keeping you updated. In the meantime you can read more here: fiordlandtrails.nz/explore/future-plans/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Were getting ready to hit go on a resource consent application for the next stage of the trail network... the proposed new stage of the trail will run from the Upukerora River trail bridge to Sinclair Road (Leg 2 of the Te Anau to Te Anau Downs trail) and to Boundary Creek (Leg 3). Exciting times! We look forward to keeping you updated. In the meantime you can read more here: https://fiordlandtrails.nz/explore/future-plans/

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Great work, thank you team!

Exciting news, well done.

Well done team!

Will DOC let you get to the Downs?. Good luck.

**Fiordland Trails Trust AGM**

πŸ‘‰ Come and hear about the Fiordland Trails Trust’s achievements and aspirations.

πŸ‘ 5.30pm, Tuesday 30 November 2021 at the Te Anau Club, Pop Andrew Drive, Te Anau

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈThe Trust welcomes expressions of interest for those who may wish to stand for office and join our friendly, passionate team of trustees. Expressions of interest must be received by the secretary by 5pm Friday 19th November 2021 and can be emailed to jocelyn@fiordlandtrails.nz or handed in at reception at the Fiordland Medical Practice, 25 Luxmore Drive , Te Anau. New trustees may bring a variety of skills to the table, including but not limited to experience in construction, engineering, resource consents, business, legal, funding submissions, marketing, IT and governance.

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈThe Trust is also looking for volunteers to help in a variety of ways such as administration, event organisation and weed control. Email Jocelyn if you would like to find out more.

βœ” Donations can be made online to: 03-1749-0049791-000, at donation boxes around town or on the evening.
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**Fiordland Trails Trust AGM**

πŸ‘‰ Come and hear about the Fiordland Trails Trust’s achievements and aspirations.

πŸ‘ 5.30pm, Tuesday 30 November 2021 at the Te Anau Club, Pop Andrew Drive, Te Anau

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈThe Trust welcomes expressions of interest for those who may wish to stand for office and join our friendly, passionate team of trustees.  Expressions of interest must be received by the secretary by 5pm Friday 19th November 2021 and can be emailed to jocelyn@fiordlandtrails.nz or handed in at reception at the Fiordland Medical Practice, 25 Luxmore Drive , Te Anau.  New trustees may bring a variety of skills to the table, including but not limited to experience in construction, engineering, resource consents, business, legal, funding submissions, marketing, IT and governance.

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈThe Trust is also looking for volunteers to help in a variety of ways such as administration, event organisation and weed control. Email Jocelyn if you would like to find out more.

βœ” Donations can be made online to: 03-1749-0049791-000, at donation boxes around town or on the evening.

MEET THE TRUSTEES!
The Fiordland Trails Trust is made up of some amazing people who all volunteer their time. Today we meet Alister Burgess.

Joined Fiordland Trails Trust in: I've been a trust member for approximately six years.

Why did you join the Trust?
I was approached by Dr Steven Hoskin, the chairman at the time to join the trust for the maintenance of the trail.

How would you use to describe the Lake 2 Lake trail?
To describe the trail I would say its a great asset to the community.

What do you love about the Lake 2 Lake trail?
Many people enjoy the scenic outlooks and the bush. I love the fact that the community have embraced the trail and are enjoying the walk or ride. I also love the fact I have no trouble getting volunteers to help with the maintenance of the trail eg. spraying of weeds and general maintenance.

What do you love about Fiordland?
What can't you love about Fiordland? The mountains, the lakes and the community. I've hunted and tramped Fiordland for the past 54 years and I hope I can continue to do this for sometime yet.
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MEET THE TRUSTEES!
The Fiordland Trails Trust is made up of some amazing people who all volunteer their time. Today we meet Alister Burgess. 

Joined Fiordland Trails Trust in: Ive been a trust member for approximately six years. 

Why did you join the Trust?  
I was approached by Dr Steven Hoskin, the chairman at the time to join the trust for the maintenance of the trail. 

How would you use to describe the Lake 2 Lake trail? 
To describe the trail I would say its a great asset to the community. 

What do you love about the Lake 2 Lake trail?  
Many people enjoy the scenic outlooks and the bush. I love the fact that the community have embraced the trail and are enjoying the walk or ride. I also love the fact I have no trouble getting volunteers to help with the maintenance of the trail eg. spraying of weeds and general maintenance. 

What do you love about Fiordland?   
What cant you love about Fiordland? The mountains, the lakes and the community. Ive hunted and tramped Fiordland for the past 54 years and I hope I can continue to do this for sometime yet.

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He spends most of his life there so he should enjoy it πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Well done Alister Burgess. You are obviously very proud of your achievements however I think there may be a driving force close by. Julie proud of you John Flynn

Looking after and preserving the place you love. Amazing AB.

Amazing trails Alister - we love them!! Thank you for all the love and hard work you and your team put in πŸ‘β€οΈ

Well done mate great to see you getting the appreciation for what you have done for the area

Go dad!!!! πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

Well done Alistair 😊

Well done AlisterπŸ‘

Phil says "Well done. Maybe I can walk some of it you dome day"

Julie Burgess

Good man Birdie!!

too far from home. sounds good.

Good job AB!

Doing something you love priceless.

Nice one😊

Good stuff old neighbour

Awesome 😎❀

Great stuff Ally….

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MEET THE TRUSTEES!
The Fiordland Trails Trust is made up of a wonderful group of volunteers who make things happen for our community. Today we meet one of our newest trustees, Marilyn.

Joined Fiordland Trails Trust in: April 2021

Why did you join the Trust?
To be honest because they needed a treasurer, but that aside I was honoured to be asked to become a Trustee as I had held an interest in what the Trails Trust was doing from the first time I rode the wonderful trail.

What three words would you use to describe the Lake 2 Lake trail?
Scenic and peaceful

What do you love about the Lake 2 Lake trail?
I have always enjoyed walking in the bush and now to be able to ride through such beautiful scenery as well is the ultimate.

What do you love about Fiordland?
I have had a long association with Fiordland from childhood boating holidays to the same with my own children. My father was very involved in the Save Manapouri campaign in 1970 and I am so grateful it was saved for us to still enjoy whether on a bike or in a boat. I feel very privileged to be able to spend my retirement in such a beautiful place as Fiordland.
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MEET THE TRUSTEES!
The Fiordland Trails Trust is made up of a wonderful group of volunteers who make things happen for our community. Today we meet one of our newest trustees, Marilyn. 

Joined Fiordland Trails Trust in: April 2021

Why did you join the Trust?  
To be honest because they needed a treasurer, but that aside I was honoured to be asked to become a Trustee as I had held an interest in what the Trails Trust was doing from the first time I rode the wonderful trail.

What three words would you use to describe the Lake 2 Lake trail? 
Scenic and peaceful

What do you love about the Lake 2 Lake trail?  
I have always enjoyed walking in the bush and now to be able to ride through such beautiful scenery as well is the ultimate.

What do you love about Fiordland?   
I have had a long association with Fiordland from childhood boating holidays to the same with my own children.  My father was very involved in the Save Manapouri campaign in 1970 and I am so grateful it was saved for us to still enjoy whether on a bike or in a boat.  I feel very privileged to be able to spend my retirement in such a beautiful place as Fiordland.

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What a great community project. So many people will be able to enjoy beautiful scenic and peaceful Fiordland for years to come.

Nice one Marilyn, you will be a great asset for the trust.

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