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Thanks to NZCT for new mountain bikes

Posted by Community Colleges NZ on 7 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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Thanks to the generosity of the New Zealand Community Trust the students
of Community College North Canterbury will soon be cycling the local tracks
on a new set of mountain bikes.

A recent contribution of $8,000 from NZCT is instrumental in helping the
College purchase much needed new mountain bikes.

Purpose built riverside and beach forest mountain bike tracks close to the
College’s location in Rangiora will now add a new dimension to introducing
students in a team environment to the outdoors, teaching them new skills and
building their fitness in a fun way.

“Our College is based in such a fantastic location to take advantage of the
mountain bike tracks in close proximity to Rangiora,” says Kate O’Connor,
manager Community College North Canterbury. “We believe in the benefits
of adventure based learning to build confidence and self-responsibility, so
we’re really excited that our students now have the opportunity to experience
mountain biking as part of their courses.”