New access created to Golden Bay beach

A South Island riding instructor's drive to develop safe access to a Golden Bay beach has resulted in the creation of a new publicly accessible track across her family farm.

The track, which will be officially opened on Sunday 10 August, stretches 2.2km from Grant Road near the Takaka-Collingwood Highway to Patons Rock Beach, northeast of Takaka. It provides access for horse riders, walkers, mountain bikers and other recreational users.

“We wanted to create safe access to Patons Rock Beach for local horse riders and others,â€

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