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Heathcote Valley gets a new Mountain Bike Park

Two years ago New Zealand was in its first level 4 lockdown. Grant Brokenshire and his teenage boys, all keen mountain bikers, needed a project. The idea of a mountain bike park gained traction with the Christchurch City Council who ok'd the use of the land, and then the work really began.

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Outward Bound – the opportunity of a life time

Julia Coppens won the inaugural Sumner Ferrymead Foundation Outward Bound Scholarship last year. For 3 weeks she and 13 other 18-26yo's spent 24/7 together doing everything from tramping, sailing and running through to bunking down together, exhausted, at the end of the day.

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Locals helping locals - become a Trustee!

The Trustees have just completed a strategic review of the Sumner Ferrymead Foundation and the future looks exciting! Over the next six months a few trustee roles will become available as we build our skill set for the future. We are looking for new people to come on board!

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