Govt to pay for cycleway via Tamahere

The Government will pick up the bill for the cycleway between Hamilton and Cambridge via Tamahere.

Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter announced today that the Te Awa River ride has got the green light as part of the $220 million nationwide cycleways investment and one of the “shovel ready” projects.

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Safer paths expected for Tamahere

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter has given her backing for safer footpaths and cycleways for Tamahere.

In Tamahere today, Genter said she had let the NZ Transport Agency know of her expectations for safe connectivity for Tamahere, which is bisected by the State Highway 1 Waikato Expressway.

A lack of safe walking and biking routes has become a hot button issue for Tamahere people who turned out in unprecedented numbers to a recent public meeting on the issue.

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