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Gillian Wratt talks about building Nelson's great cycle rides
Gillian Wratt is the chair of the Nelson Tasman Trails Trust. The Trust creates cycling opportunities in the Nelson region for cycle tourists and local cyclists. She tells us about the work the Trust does on its two big trails. The Great Taste Trail is a New Zealand Great Ride, 174km long, with two thirds being off-road trails. It circles from Nelson to Kaiteriteri, inland to Kohatu then to Richmond and back along the coast to Nelson. The 43km Dun Mountain Trail is also one of New Zealand's Great Rides. Starting in Nelson it goes through Codgers Mountain Bike Park, climbs Dun Mountain (878m) and descends to the Maitai river back into Nelson.