28 Mar 2017

Electric bikes could be allowed in Tongariro National Park

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:15 pm on 28 March 2017

The Department of Conservation is undertaking a partial review of the Tongariro National Park Management Plan. It's proposing the construction of three new shared-use walking and cycling tracks, and the use of electric bikes on some tracks within the park.

Peter Wilson is president of Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand, and is strongly against the idea of allowing e-bikes in Tongariro National Park.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Emerald Lakes

Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Emerald Lakes Photo: 123RF

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