Waimate Trackways Group

The Waimate Trackways Incorporated group was formed following analysis of the Waimate District Council Sport & Recreation Plan.

One of the overriding factors was that people of Waimate felt walking and cycling were the most popular forms of recreational pastime to achieve a reasonable level of fitness.  The Plan also showed there was a real desire for more opportunities to walk in safety in the Waimate District.

The Trackways group is made up of a mix of enthusiastic community people who have a real desire to make something happen.

Their vision: To develop a network of tracks suitable for walking and cycling over the varying landscapes around the Waimate District such as the Hunters Hills, the many limestone bluff areas, the Waitaki River, Lake Wainono and bush reserves.

To date in conjunction with the Waimate District Council, the group have assisted in the development of a network of safety tracks around the urban area.  It is pleasing to see the increased usage of these walkways.  The group continue to identify and assist in developing tracks and walkways.

If you are interested in being involved with the group helping to make the Waimate Trackways vision a reality contact

Chairman:  Glenda Begg   Phone 03 689 7679/027 7488096 Email:   g.m.begg@gmail.com

Secretary:  Rachel Studholme   Email:  r_studholme@hotmail.com

Waimate Trackways Membership Form

or  you can submit a membership form online using the following link -


New Waimate District Tracks Brochures

Please note that the Waihao River Walkway track (No. 8) is overgrown and at present the Black Hole is not suitable for swimming. Always check on www.LAWA.org.nz/swim for water quality.