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7 Mile Volunteer Dig – June 21

7MileCarvingVolunteer dig day. Sunday 21st of June – 10am – 4pm. (Meet at Wilson’s bay)
Come give some love back to the trails you love to ride. We will be working on maintaining existing trails and probably focus our energies into a pre selected trail to have maximum impact. Tools provided, please bring your packed lunch and a drink, ( thermos might be a good idea).
This is the first of four annual proposed scheduled maintenance digs so don’t be workshy, give back a little and keep the wheels of good Karma rolling…………..

Please give me a text so I can plan ahead and make sure we have enough tasks. We are hoping for the biggest turn out yet!

Contact Lance 021670782


The Queenstown Mountain Bike Club will be holding it’s annual AGM on Thursday June 11. We are still looking for a venue but we will be holding it in the town centre so as we think this is the most convenient location for the majority of our members.

At the AGM we will be electing the committee. Most of the current committee are re-standing but there may be one or two vacancies so if you would like to help run the club and guide it’s direction please get in contact. You can email the current committee on or you can contact them individially using the contact form on the website at the bottom of the “About” page.

Stay tuned for location information and hope to see many of you there!

QMTBC at Trustpower Community Award finals

Boys stars
Jimmy (left) and Adam became the stars of the show!

A couple of weekends ago Adam and Jimmy from the QMTBC committee represented the club at the 2015 Trustpower Community Awards.  The club won the Queenstown Lakes nomination for these awards late last year and has since been working behind the scenes to put together a presentation for the finals in Wellington.  Club member Paul Rayner has provided invaluable assistance by putting together a short video representing the club’s activities that will be useful for years to come when applying for funding or introducing the club to others.  He also did an alternative edit more focussed on events and riding you may have already seen.

With his Radio announcer hat on Ferg recorded this interview on the day of the awards.

The video used as part of the presentation:

Councillor Craig “Ferg” Ferguson went to Wellington with them and said “They put together a great presentation that got a lot of response from the crowd. It was well received and I suspect that they were judged highly. Adam and Jimmy were fantastic ambassadors for the club and the QLDC. They were very popular attendees at the awards weekend. ”

Boys Bikes
Essential props for the presentation…
Boys Pencarrow
Relaxing at Pencarrow heads with the rest of the candidates