Stage 3 Flyover Video
The following video was taken by drone in March 2020 to flyover the proposed alignment of the remaining part of Stage 3 of the Trail which is to be constructed from its current termination point in the Tairua River marginal strip to Prescotts Garage at Hikuai.
The Trail starts here at the western end of the Waterways development.
The Boardwalk starts here. Running repairs after a king tide
Just the spot for a picnic.
Parts of the riverside route can be just under water at high tide.
Pavers complete April 2017
Some of the seats at Reflection Point. Great views. Pavers underway February 2017
Lakes Resort Trail Entrance
Trail entrance left and right. Lakes Resort entrance across the road, in the middle. Did we mention we're short of money?
On the Trail
Birds on the Trail
Fern Bird White faced heron fishing near the bridge Orphan banded rail chicks found near the Often heard - seldom seen Trail
Pukeko takes the low road on the Trail Loop Pied Stilt
Shag on a rock
Shag on a dead pine.
The birds shown in this section are just a small number of all the species you might see on the Trail. They include, among others, the tui, wood pigeon, bellbird, kaka, blue heron, white heron, spoonbill, kingfisher, pied stilts, fantail, chaffinch, yellow hammer, welcome swallow, goldfinch, oyster catcher, dotteral, and shag