Westreef – Our Trail Builders

Westreef – Our Trail Builders

Over the last three years, the Kawatiri Coastal Trail has been extremely fortunate to have a team of multi-skilled trail constructors from Westreef building the trail. The Westreef team, led by Project Manager Jim McIlraith provide not only their expertise and...
Protecting our Native Taonga

Protecting our Native Taonga

In 2022, volunteer Peter Coburn began the initial predator control efforts along the Kawatiri Coastal Trail by installing his own personal traps in the boardwalk area of the Pūwaha section of the KCT. Since then, the KCT team, with assistance from some experienced...
Rocky Point Run race review 2023

Rocky Point Run race review 2023

250 competitors and as many spectators turned out for the 2nd Rocky Point Run event and organisers are calling it a “very successful” event in perfect weather conditions, with a great atmosphere. Last year’s inaugural event had 104 competitors and the committee’s goal...

NBS Platinum Sponsor

agsdi-ribbon Platinum Sponsor NBS Supporting Our Community The Kawatiri Coastal Trail project has been an ambitious and exciting journey for the Charleston-Westport Coastal Trail Trust (CWCTT), the not-for-profit organisation that is responsible for the construction...

Martins Mitre 10

agsdi-ribbon Gold Sponsor Martins Mitre 10 Westport In the early 1920s, the Scanlon family purchased Westport’s original hardware store (which first opened in 1896) from the Martin family. Now, four generations later, the Scanlons continue to be strong local...