A section of the walking and cycling track between Dunedin
and Port Chalmers was officially opened on Saturday.
Cassino Doyle (left) and Jim Fyfe use the officially open
section of the walking and cycling track between Maia and
St Leonards, in Dunedin on Saturday. Photo by Gerard
New Zealand Transport Agency senior project manager Phil
Dowsett said about 100 people attended the official opening at
St Leonards Yacht Club for the portion of the path from Maia to
St Leonards, beside State Highway 88.
Walkers and cyclists had been using the track since
mid-September and feedback had been almost entirely positive,
The completed path was halfway between Dunedin and Port
Chalmers and the path's construction was supported by the
2012-15 Otago regional land transport programme, Mr Dowsett