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Taste of: The Motu

Poverty Bay Herald, 1913

“For over twenty miles the new coach road passes almost entirely through virgin country, and some splendid scenic attractions exist amongst the high bushclad ranges,” they enthused. “In the interest of future generations it is to be sincerely hoped that the Lands Department will set aside substantial areas for scenic and meteorological purposes.”

Rere Falls Trail

Jim Robinson lives in the eastern Bay of Plenty, near Opotiki. He got hooked on biking about 1980 and is involved in governance of the Motu Trails.