Upper Clutha River Track Improvements

  Work is currently underway to improve the surface of sections of the Upper Clutha River Track. John Sutton, who constructed the track for the Trust has been onsite repairing and improving some problem areas as part of the original construction contract. He has also been making some minor improvements identified by the Department of […]

Upper Clutha River Track – Mud & Maintenance

The Trust is aware that parts of the new Upper Clutha River Track are currently very muddy and slippery. The track is still in its settling in period and will be reviewed after the winter. The track has been constructed to a similar standard to the Outlet track between Wanaka and Albert Town. The Trust […]

Upper Clutha River Track Open!

Track Opening 27th March 2010 The Upper Clutha River Track was officially opened on Saturday 27th March at Pawson’s Crossing, the new bridge over the Cardrona River near Albert Town. The track follows the mighty Clutha River from Albert Town to Short Cut Road near Luggate, and provides great views of the river and surrounding […]

Clutha River Track News – December 09

Work To Start Soon At Haliday Bluff The Trust is pleased to anounce that the tender to construct the challenging section of the Clutha River Track below Haliday Bluff has been let to JW & AE Sutton Trading Trust with work expected to start early in the new year. John Sutton has recently completed the […]

Clutha River Track News October 09

Cardrona River Bridge & Clutha River Track The Cardrona River bridge at Albert Town was placed over the river on Wednesday 7th October. The bridge forms a vital part of the Clutha River Track running from Albert Town to near the Red Bridge in Luggate, and has been under construction for the last month. The […]

Tracks Trust News July 2009

Hawea River Track – Official Opening – Sunday 2nd August The Upper Clutha Tracks Trust is thrilled to announce the official opening of The Hawea River Track a fantastic project only made possible through the generous help and support of Central Lakes Trust, Otago Community Trust, Queenstown Lakes District Council, Department of Conservation, Te Araroa […]

Tracks Trust News June 2009

The Trust has been busy for the last 3 years working on several projects. Working together with QLDC, DOC, Te Araroa Trust, Clutha Mata-Au River Parkway Group, adjoining landowners and with additional funding from Central Lakes Trust, Otago Community Trust and NZTA, and the Wanaka Walkers the Trust has achieved the following Albert Town to […]