Cy­cle­way idea se­ri­ously con­sid­ered

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to stop traf­fic. ‘‘ Our job is to pro­mote Mata­mata and that means we will sup­port any ac­tiv­ity or ini­tia­tive that brings vis­i­tors to our town,’’ Ms Whit­ing said. ‘‘The level of sup­port clearly in­di­cates that our com­mu­nity un­der­stands the ben­e­fits a cy­cle­way can bring to Mata­mata. Many lo­cals have cy­cled the Otago Rail Trail and have seen first hand the eco­nomic gains that the rail trail has had on the area.’’

Ms Whit­ing said she did re­ceive a call from one per­son who was against the cy­cle­way as they were

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